Dusky Chief New Zealand Flax
Phormium 'Dusky Chief'
Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, needs only occasional watering. Supplement in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 4-8 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Infrequent flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Specimen, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Once established, needs only occasional watering. Supplement in extreme heat.|
Provide well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For best color, prune older, faded foliage annually, as new foliage emerges.Tolerates fairly dry conditions in cool coastal regions; best with occasional to regular irrigation.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 11