Phormium tenax Purpureum

Purple New Zealand Flax

Phormium tenax has long, leathery foliage with a rich, bronzy-purple colour. Bronze-red flowers are produced on mature plants and carried on very tall stems from July to September. The Purple New Zealand Flax makes an ideal specimen plants for coastal, windy locations. Can be planted in mixed flower and shrub beds to add foliage impact, or used as container plants.

Site: Tolerates extreme coastal exposure
Soil: Well drained soils
Position: Full sun
Season of Interest: Architectural, evergreen foliage, red flowers late Summer-Autumn
Hardiness: Fully hardy, in cold areas provide some protection
Height: 7ft (2.1m) Spread: 4ft (1.2m)
Type | Size: Pot | 9cm
Tax included. Shipping calculated at checkout.

Frequently Bought Together

Out of stock
Thanks for signing up for restock notifications!
There was an error signing up for restock notifications. Please try again.

Sign up for restock notifications

Notify Me

Recommended for You