Dusky Chief New Zealand Flax
Phormium 'Dusky Chief'
Upright growing flax with dramatic, strap-like foliage curving gracefully at the tips. Perfect for adding striking texture and color to minimal care gardens. Dark maroon-red leaves with grayish undersides have a finer texture than other large flax, and hold their color better. Mature plants occasionally bloom, with red flowers displayed on a tall inflorescence. Thrives in heat. Evergreen.
Water NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering. Supplement in extreme heat.
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