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Variegated New Zealand Flax - Phormium tenax 'Variegatum' (latin)

Geographical origin: New Zealand.
Adult dimensions: Height up to 3 m, width up to 2 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 variegated New Zealand Flax has magnificent slightly dropping, variegated green and yellow foliage. Its blossom in long panicles of erect red flowers takes place in summer.
Grown on its own or in a flowering border with ornamental grasses, it will bring an exotic touch to your garden.
In cold winters areas, it is recommended to grow it in pots to be able to protect it from cold during winter.

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