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A picture of a New Zealand Flax

New Zealand Flax

Phormium tenax 'Variegatum'

Also known as

Flax

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1.5m

1m

Min

1m

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

New Zealand Flax Overview

Green leaves with cream-yellow stripes are borne.

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

Foliage, ornamental. Suitable for coastal conditions.