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Flax, New Zealand 'Jester'   /   Phormium tenax Jester

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New Zealand Flax 'Jester' - Phormium tenax 'Jester' (latin)

Geographical origin: New Zealand.
Adult dimensions: Height up to 1.20 m, width up to 1.20 m.
Foliage: Evergreen.
Type of soil: dislikes calcareous soils.
Climate: Protect from strong frost. Hardy to -8°C.
Site: Full sun.

Properties and uses:
The New Zealand Flax 'Jester' is a small Phormium suited to grow in small spaces or in pots. Its slightly dropping foliage is striated with pink, red and copper with green margins.
It is grown for its erect, red blossom in panicles in summer.
Grown with ornamental grasses, it will bring an exotic touch to your garden or balcony.
Think about protecting it from frost in colder winter areas.

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