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Phormium tenax Rainbow Maiden

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Phormium tenax Rainbow Maiden

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$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
D4, D6
Size: 14cm
Available: 10
$/Unit (EX GST): $7.30 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $8.03 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Phormium tenax Rainbow Maiden New Zealand Flax,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Tufting, Upright

Description:
Attractive pink, green, yellow and bronze strappy-leaved clumping plant with bird attracting flower stalks in Summer. It's upright leaves look great planted en-masse, in pots or used for contrast against green foliaged plants in the garden. Grows approx. 1m tall x 1m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Extremely low maintenance. Preferably keep soil moist but will tolerate spells of dryness once established. Remove spent flower heads and dead leaves. Propagate by dividing clumps in Spring.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Xanthorrhoeaceae PacificIslands

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Brown, Green, Pink, Yellow, Variegated
Flower Colour: Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High
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