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Phormium Sundowner

Flax Lily

Fully hardy perennial Fully hardy perennial
Flowers For Cutting/Drying Flowers For Cutting/Drying
Suitable for Container Suitable for Container
Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest

from £8.00

1 x 9cm pot
Delivered by 02nd July 2021
3 x 9cm pots
Delivered by 02nd July 2021
5 x 9cm pots
Delivered by 02nd July 2021


Well-loved as an architectural plant, Phormium make a dramatic statement in your borders or in pots on your patio. Phormium Sundowner is one of the best, giving incredible colour all year round. Broad, sword-like foliage in red, green and gold (hence the name Sundowner), forms stunning evergreen clumps with virtually no maintenance required. Both the yellow flowers that usually appear in summer and the foliage are great for flower arranging and happy in coastal areas. Phormium are a genus of plants within the Hemerocallidaceae family native to New Zealand. It is commonly known as 'New Zealand Flax'. Their fibres have been used in a similar way to Hemp. Phormium Sundowner has received an Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society for outstanding performance in the garden.Phormium Sundowner prefers to be grown in well-drained soil in sun or part shade reaching a height and spread of approximately 1.8m (6'). Giving you joy for years to come; winter protection is not required.
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1.2m (4ft)
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All plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

FH - Fully hardy - will withstand temperatures down to -15 C (5F) and often lower.
H - Hardy - are happy down to at least -5C (23F).
HH - Half hardy - can withstand down to around 0C (32F).
T - Tender - may be damaged by temperatures below 5C (41F)
WT Warm temperate can withstand temperatures between 5-10 C (41-50 F)
ST Sub Tropical are happy in temperatures between 10-15 C (50 59 F)
TR Tropical can withstand temperatures above 15 C (59 F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.

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