Phormium tenax purpureum – NZ Purple Leaf Flax seeds x 30


Very Hardy, Salt Tolerant Ornamental

16 in stock

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Purple Leaved NZ Flax

Phormium tenax purpurea

(This plant is not on the Australian Noxious Weed List.)

New Zealand Flax (Phormium tenax) is a clumping plant that comes in colours: the normal green, burgundy red, yellow, purple and bronze or bi-coloured.  The leaves are stiff and upright, grow to a height of 200mm, while the tall Summer flower spikes are cream or dull red.

This plant will tolerate almost any condition. It is adaptable to most soils in full sun. Tolerant of frost, some shade, dry and poor soils.  It is most suitable for tough seaside conditions (salt tolerant).

Offered is a packet of 30 seeds with propagation notes.

All my seed is posted in bubble wrap protection.

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Terms & Conditions.

Ole Lantana Seeds will not be responsible whatsoever for actions taken by the customer after receipt of the goods, this includes germination results, crop performance or loss as these are beyond the control of Ole Lantana Seeds.

International buyers are responsible for knowing their countries importation laws.

NOTE: In order to protect our existing stock from outside contamination, we do not accept returns.

Item specifics

Plant Habit: Clumping Common Name: Purple Leaved NZ Flax
Climate: Sub-tropical, Temperate Season of Interest: All Year
Sunlight: Full Sun Watering: Medium
Genus: Phormium Type: Ornamental
Foliage: Evergreen Soil pH: Neutral
Species: tenax purpureum Soil Type: Clay, Loam, Sand
Plant Hardiness Zone (°C): 3 (-5 to 0 °C)


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