Purple New Zealand Flax - Phormium tenax purpureum (latin)
Area of origin: New Zealand.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 2m (6,6'), width up to 1.5m (4,9').
Soil Type: Dislikes lime.
Climate: Protect against hard frosts. tolerant to -10°C.
Exposure: Full sun.
Characteristics and Uses:
The fantastic purple leaves create a magnificent effect within flowerbeds or within containers, allowing them to be moved into shelter in the winter.