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‘Amazing Red’ New Zealand Flax

Phormium 'Amazing Red'

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This New Zealand flax has dark reddish brown leaves that form a neat clump less than 2 feet tall and about as wide. It makes a great container plant.

CareGrow in full sun or part shade. Keep soil consistently moist. Where not hardy, move indoors to a cool, sunny location before the first frost, if desired.

PropagationStart seed, or divide in spring.

ProblemsLeaf spots, slugs, mealybugs.

  • Genus : Phormium
  • Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
  • Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
  • Zones : 10, 11, 8, 9
  • Uses : Containers
  • Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Foliage Color : Purple/Burgundy
  • Characteristics : Showy Foliage
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest

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