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Botanical name: Phormium 'Maori Chief'
Other names: New Zealand flax 'Maori Cheif'
Variety or cultivar: 'Maori Chief' _ 'Maori Chief' is an evergreen, clump-forming perennial with leathery, short, arching, sword shaped leaves that are striped pink, red and bronze. It produces upright spikes of orange-red flowers in summer.
Phormium 'Maori Chief' is: Evergreen
Flower: Orange-red in Summer
Foliage: Red, Pink, Bronze in All seasons
Fruit: Black in Autumn
Habit: Arching, Clump-forming, Upright
Specific pests: Phormium mealybug
Diseases: Generally disease free.
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Phormium 'Maori Chief' (New Zealand flax 'Maori Cheif') will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 3m after 10-20 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Containers, Foliage only, Gravel, Low Maintenance
Cultivation: Grow in moist, well-drained, fertile soil in full sun, will also tolerate partial shade although colours are more intense in sun. Foliage may be damaged by cold winds and hard frosts.
|This plant likes...||Garden match|
|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:||Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)|
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