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A picture of a Phormium cookianum 'Maori Chief'

Phormium cookianum 'Maori Chief'

Phormium cookianum 'Maori Chief'

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

3.5m

1.4m

Min

2m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Phormium cookianum 'Maori Chief' Overview

This species produces leaves about 1.5m long and 6cm wide. The flowers are yellow, red-brown with yellow interiors. The evergreen, upright perennial has bold spiky leaves striped with red, yellow and green and panicles of tubular, pale yellowish green flowers.

Common problems with Phormium cookianum 'Maori Chief'

How to propagate Phormium cookianum 'Maori Chief'

Seed

You can propagate from seed.

Division

Division in spring.

Other uses of Phormium cookianum 'Maori Chief'

Suitable for coastal conditions.