Bronze Baby Flax

Phormium tenax Bronze Baby - botanical name

Phormium tenax Bronze Baby

Evergreen erect tussock forming perennial (0.75m x 0.8m). Dwarf hybrid of P. tenax from New Zealand. Arching bronze purple strap-like sword shaped leaves. Red tubular flowers on erect stems in summer. Useful accent for its foliage contrast and vertical form. Suitable for coastal conditions. Prefers well drained soil in sun to semi-shade. Drought tolerant. Moderately frost tolerant.

  • Plant type
    Perennial
  • Sun/Shade tolerance
    Full Sun, Part Shade
  • Frost tolerance
    Frost sensitive
  • Soil type(s)
    Sand, Loam
  • Water rating
    Low
  • Plant origin
    Non indigenous (New Zealand)
  • Scale
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