Botanical Name: Phormium 'Amazing Red'
 Common Name: Amazing Red N.Z. Flax
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Perennial

 

Height Range

3-6'

 

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Flower Season

 

Leaf Color

 

Bark Color

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Full, Half

 

Water

Medium

 

Growth Rate

Moderate

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Loam

 

Soil Condition

Average

 

Soil pH

Neutral

 

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Attracts Wildlife

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Photographer: Norman's Nursery

  • Description

  • Notes

Phormium 'Amazing Red' is an evergreen perennial. It is a 2' tall, dramatic plant composed of many swordlike, stiffly vertical leaves in a fan pattern. Leaves are dark reddish brown in color. Avail. in 1G., 5G., 15G.
Planting: 1. Dig a hole 1" less the depth and 2 times the width of the container. 2. Fill hole with water, let soak. 3. Set root ball in hole. 4. Fill hole halfway with native soil and water. 5. Finish back filling hole, build basin and water.