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Botanical name: Phormium cookianum 'Flamingo'
Other names: New Zealand flax 'Flamingo'
Variety or cultivar: 'Flamingo' _ 'Flamingo' is an evergreen, clump-forming perennial with leathery, short, arching, sword shaped leaves that are striped orange, rose, light green and yellow.
Phormium cookianum 'Flamingo' is: Evergreen
Flower: Yellow-green, Insignificant or absent in Summer
Foliage: Orange, Yellow, Striped, Rose-pink, Pale-green in All seasons
Specific pests: Phormium mealybug
Diseases: Generally disease free.
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Phormium cookianum 'Flamingo' (New Zealand flax 'Flamingo') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.6m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, City, Coastal, Beds and borders, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Foliage only
Cultivation: Grow moist, well-drained, fertile soil in full sun, will also tolerate partial shade. Foliage may be damaged by cold winds and hard frosts.
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|Soil types:||Sandy, Loamy|
|Soil drainage:||Well-drained, Moist but well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
|Hardiness:||Tender in frost (H3), Hardy (H4)|
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