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Phormium cookianum ssp, hookeri 'Emerald Green'


Phormium cookianum ssp, hookeri 'Emerald Green'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Wharariki. Medium perennial with bright green leathery erect sword like leaves arranged in fans. Tall stems up to 1 metre produce green tinged orange or yellow flowers in spring, loved by the tuis for their abundant nectar. These are followed by pendulous twisted seed capsules. Very tolerant of many soils and conditions. Chose good fertile soil though to get best results.

 
Genus
Phormium
Species   cookianum ssp, hookeri
Cultivar   'Emerald Green'

Common name
Dwarf green flax

Family name
Xanthorrhoeaceae
Place of origin
New Zealand


DETAILS
Height
70 cm
Width
70 cm
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types

Moisture
Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Grows in exposed or coastal sites. / Grows in sun or semi-shade / Will tolerate very hard frosts.

Indigenous / Nourishment / Structure / Texture

Grasses, sedges and flaxes.

Category
Medium, height between 0.6 and 1.5 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a PB 5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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