Phormium hybrid ‘Maori Queen’

Rainbow Queen Flax
Rainbow Queen Flax
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Plant Type

Shrub

Evergreen-Deciduous

Evergreen

Overall Mature Size

Medium

Mature Height & Spread

5′ x 5′

Exposure

Full Sun, partial Shade

Water

Medium, Low Water

Special Features

Coastal Conditions, Shade Tolerant

Container Sizes

#1, #5, #15

Natural Growth Habit

Vase

Sunset Garden Zones

7-9, 14-24

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone

5

New Zealand Flax cultivar grows upright to 5 feet tall with 2 wide olive-green leaves edged rose-red.  Edges fade to a cream color later in season. Plant in full sun to light shade.  Can tolerate fairly dry conditions (Coastal)  but looks best with occasional to regular irrigation.  Hardy to 15-20 F.   A great middle sized upright red variegated flax. Cut out old foliage as needed.

 

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