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Phormium - Flaxes

Adding year-round drama to the garden, Phormium are evergreen perennials, forming a large clump of leathery, strap-shaped leaves, with tall panicles of small, tubular flowers in summer. They come in all sizes and their leaves, whether solid or variegated, encompass a wide array of attractive colors. While some Phormium varieties love 
sun, others thrive in shade. They all provide a strong architectural presence in the landscape and are perfect as specimen plants, in borders, containers, or in coastal gardens.  

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Chlorophytum comosum 'Vittatum' (Variegated Spider Plant)

Adding a bright note year-round, Chlorophytum comosum 'Vittatum' (Variegated Spider Plant) is a very ornamental, rhizomatous, evergreen perennial featuring a basal rosette of arching, narrow leaves, up to 18 in. in length (45 cm), adorned with central creamy-white stripes.

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Phormium 'Amazing Red' (New Zealand Flax)

Ideal for small gardens, Phormium 'Amazing Red' is a compact variety of New Zealand Flax with upright, narrow, sword-like, dark reddish-brown leaves. Robust, this evergreen perennial is topped in summer with a dramatic flowering stalk bearing panicles of tubular, red flowers which attract nectar-seeking birds.

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Phormium 'Dark Delight' (New Zealand Flax)

IOne of the darkest New Zealand Flax cultivars, Phormium 'Dark Delight' boasts slightly arching, narrow, sword-like, dark reddish-brown leaves. Robust, this evergreen perennial is topped in summer with a dramatic flowering stalk, 5-6 ft. tall (150-180 cm), bearing panicles of tubular, red flowers which attract nectar-seeking birds.

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Phormium 'Platt's Black' (New Zealand Flax)

Phormium 'Platt's Black' is a very popular dark-leaved variety of New Zealand Flax with vertical, sword-like, chocolate to black spikyy leaves. Glossy on the surface, the foliage enjoys a pewter sheen on the back, providing a delightful architectural effect.

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Phormium 'Yellow Wave' (New Zealand Flax)

Adding a bright note to the garden year-round, Phormium tenax 'Yellow Wave' (New Zealand Flax) is a very ornamental and robust evergreen perennial featuring a basal rosette of arching, strap-shaped leaves heavily striped with cream, butter-yellow and lime-green

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Phormium tenax 'All Black' (New Zealand Flax)

Adding majesty to the garden year-round, Phormium tenax 'All Black (New Zealand Flax) is a very ornamental and robust evergreen perennial featuring a basal rosette of dark chocolate, strap-shaped leaves up to 6 ft. in length (2 m).

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Phormium tenax (New Zealand Flax)

Stunning focal point for the garden, Phormium tenax (New Zealand Flax) is a very ornamental and robust evergreen perennial featuring a basal rosette of rigid, sword-shaped, upright leaves up to 10 ft. long (3 m), ranging from green to bronze to chocolate-brown.

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Phormium tenax Purpureum Group (New Zealand Flax)

Adding majesty to the garden year-round, Phormium tenax Purpureum Group (New Zealand Flax) is a very ornamental and robust evergreen perennial featuring a basal rosette of dark purple, strap-shaped leaves up to 6 ft. in length (2 m), that gracefully arch over toward the tips.

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