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Phormium tenax Dark Horse : fact sheet


Species name:
Phormium tenax Dark Horse
Common names:
New Zealand flax ,Nieu-Seelandse vlas
Description:
New Zealand Flax, Perennial

Plant area

Source:
Exotic to South Africa
Endemic to:
Exotic to South Africa

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 150cm
Width:
Less than 160cm
Sun:
Full or Partial Sun
Water:
Needs average water
Hadiness:
Fairly hardy
Coast friendly:
Yes

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Erect - Perennials ,Grass/Flax/Sedge
Usage:
Fruit:
Dry Fruit/Seed
Flowers:
Flowers Particularly Attractive ,Combo Tones Yellowish/Orangeish/Redish/Pinkish
Flower season:
Features:
Fast Growing ,Usually grown as a Perennial
Foliage:
Evergreen ,Leaves strap/grass/sedge/flax/-Ornamental ,Foliage Particularly Attractive ,Foliage red/brown/yellow/orange/copper above

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email: plants@tulbaghnursery.co.za
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