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Phormium tenax Waitara Gold

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Phormium tenax Waitara Gold

PhotenWG
New Zealand Flax,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
D6
Size: 14cm
Available: 2
$/Unit (EX GST): $7.30 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $8.03 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Phormium tenax Waitara Gold New Zealand Flax,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

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

Description:
Large Mountain Flax with stripy cream, green and yellow thick strappy-leaved upright foliage. Use as a feature in a pot or mass plant for impact. Great contrast colour against green plants and widely used in Mediterranean style gardens. Grows approx. 1m tall x 1.2m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 1-2m

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, Erosion Control, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Mealy Bugs

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: Green, Yellow, Variegated
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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