Sundowner New Zealand Flax
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Average Size at Maturity||Upright growing with clump forming foliage 5 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||Brightly striped New Zealand flax is the most potent foliage on dramatically formed plants. It's a natural in tropical landscaping with large leaf exotics and hot colored flowers. Use to soften building edges and as foundation planting. Fills up long spans of fence or wall. It's a powerful way to highlight important places in the garden. Perfect for mid-century modern and post modern compositions for dramatic high contrast color and texture. In a more naturalistic setting in sizeable landscapes or institutional work, plant in groups for massive effect. Tidy accent for swimming pool landscaping and around ponds and rock waterfalls. Makes a striking potted specimen.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Poolside, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Once established, needs only occasional watering.|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 11