Phormium Tenax is commonly known as New Zealand Flax.
Green leaved, clump-forming perennial with upright narrow leaves, producing very striking red flowers during the summer, flowering from July to August. Phormium Tenax prefers to be planted in full sun but will tolerate partial shade. Although originally from New Zealand this variety is completely frost hardy and grows happily in the UK climate. Thriving especially in coastal areas where they have become very popular. This ornamental grass is also available as a variegated phormium.
Please also read our blog on phormiums.
Our full range of Phormiums are available to buy in our Crews Hill plant centre and from our online shop.
Phormium Tenax Purpurea
Phormium Platts Black
Phormium Tenax Variegated