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Phormium tenax Sweet Mist

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Phormium tenax Sweet Mist

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Wantirna
B11, Indoor, A8 Shade
B4, D6
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Wantirna
B11, Indoor, A8 Shade
Size: 14cm
Available: 47
$/Unit (EX GST): $8.14 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $8.95 inc GST
B4, D6
Size: 17cm
Available: 16
$/Unit (EX GST): $13.39 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $14.73 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Phormium tenax Sweet Mist New Zealand Flax, PHOS2,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

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

Description:
Sweet Mist® Phormium is an ultra-compact, bronze coloured Phormium. It is much tougher than Elfin and Bronze Baby with cleaner foliage and is one of the most compact forms available. Size: 40cm high x 40cm wide. Uses: Mass plantings, low borders, fill in plant, containers and patio pots.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Care: Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established, needs water in summer. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended). Ensure crown or base of plant is not below soil level. If required use slow release fertiliser in spring. Remove older foliage as required or every 5-7 years cut back to half the height (will look better with pruning every 5 years, this depends on your requirements). Where it works: VIC, TAS, SA, WA, ACT & NSW (not suited to north of Sydney and QLD) In Sydney it needs a shaded position and irrigation, except for coastal positions which will handle full sun.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Phormiaceae PacificIslands

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Brown, Purple
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate, High
Wind: High
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