Phormium tenax ‘Apricot Queen’

'Apricot Queen' Phormium
Plant Type

Perennial

Evergreen-Deciduous

Evergreen

Overall Mature Size

Small

Mature Height & Spread

3-4′ x 3-5′

Exposure

Full Sun, partial Shade

Water

Medium Water

Flower Color

Red

Bloom Time

Spring, Summer

Special Features

Coastal Conditions, Deer Resistant, Shade Tolerant

Container Sizes

#1, #5, #15

Natural Growth Habit

Vase

Sunset Garden Zones

7-9, 14-24

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone

8-11

New Zealand Flax cultivar that grows to 3-4 feet tall with slightly arching and twisting 1 1/2 wide pale apricot yellow leaves with green margins (not nearly as apricot-colored as ‘Sunset’).  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.

Height: 3′ – 4′

Spread: 3′ – 5′

 

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