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Phormium tenax 'Black Pepe'


Phormium tenax 'Black Pepe'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Small perennial with bronzy-black narrow leathery erect sword like leaves arranged in fans. Very tolerant of many soils and conditions. Chose good fertile well drained soil to get best results.

 
Genus
Phormium
Species   tenax
Cultivar   'Black Pepe'

Common name
Dwarf flax

Family name
Xanthorrhoeaceae
Place of origin
New Zealand


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

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Prefers good loamy soil

Moisture
Prefers even soil moisture / Soil must be well drained

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

Indigenous / Structure / Texture

Grasses, sedges and flaxes.

Category
Small, height less than 0.6 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 2.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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