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A picture of a New Zealand Flax

New Zealand Flax

Phormium 'Apricot Queen'

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

New Zealand Flax Overview

There are about 2 species of large clumping plants. In the summer they will produce panicles of flowers. The leaves are large arching striped and vertical and appear in clumps they range from dark green to green-yellow.

Common problems with New Zealand Flax

How to propagate New Zealand Flax

Seed

You can propagate from seed.

Division

Division in spring.

Other uses of New Zealand Flax

Grown for their bold, sword-shaped leaves. Suitable for coastal conditions.