Phormium tenax ‘Rubrum’

New Zealand Flax
Plant Type

Grass-Like, Perennial

Evergreen-Deciduous

Evergreen

Overall Mature Size

Small

Mature Height & Spread

3-4′ x 1-2′

Exposure

Full Sun, partial Shade

Water

Medium Water

Special Features

Deer Resistant

Container Sizes

#1, #5, #15

Natural Growth Habit

Vase

Sunset Garden Zones

7-9, 14-24, H1, H2

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone

8-11

Evergreen perennial with colorful maroon foliage. Prefers moderate watering. More drought tolerate in coastal environment. Plant in sun or shade. Great around poolside containers. Hummingbirds love the nectar in tall flower spikes.

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