Apricot Queen New Zealand Flax

Phormium 'Apricot Queen'

SKU
01776
New apricot-hued leaves contrast the green-margined, pale yellow mature foliage, creating beautiful texture and color for the landscape. A wonderful accent plant or container specimen. Cut foliage is a great addition to flower arrangements. Heat and drought tolerant once established in the landscape. Evergreen.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationFOR-mee-um
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 3 to 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorMulticolored
Garden StyleContemporary, Mediterranean, Tropical
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Poolside, Rock Garden, Specimen, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

Easily grown in average to fertile, well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought, particularly in cooler coastal regions. Remove old or damaged foliage as needed for a neat, tidy appearance. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 11

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