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Phormium 'Sundowner' (Flax lily 'Sundowner')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
1.5m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
1.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Phormium 'Sundowner'

Other names: Flax lily 'Sundowner'

Genus: Phormium Phormium

Variety or Cultivar: 'Sundowner' _ 'Sundowner' is an evergreen clump-forming perennial, with variegated strap-shaped leaves. Yellow flowers are produced in summer on tall stalks.


Phormium 'Sundowner' is: Evergreen

Flower: Yellow-green in Summer

Foliage: Green, Dark-pink, Cream in All seasons

Habit: Clump-forming

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Phormium mealybug Phormium mealybug

Diseases: Generally disease free.

General care

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Phormium 'Sundowner' (Flax lily 'Sundowner') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, City, Coastal, Beds and borders, Gravel, Low Maintenance

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.

Soil type: Sandy, Loamy

Soil drainage: Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH: Alkaline, Acid, Neutral

Light: Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered, Exposed

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3), Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Phormium 'Sundowner'

Other names: Flax lily 'Sundowner'

Genus: Phormium Phormium

Variety or Cultivar: 'Sundowner' _ 'Sundowner' is an evergreen clump-forming perennial, with variegated strap-shaped leaves. Yellow flowers are produced in summer on tall stalks.


Phormium 'Sundowner' is: Evergreen

Flower: Yellow-green in Summer

Foliage: Green, Dark-pink, Cream in All seasons

Habit: Clump-forming

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

Specific pests: Phormium mealybug

Diseases: Generally disease free.

General care

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Phormium 'Sundowner' (Flax lily 'Sundowner') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, City, Coastal, Beds and borders, Gravel, Low Maintenance

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.

Soil type: Sandy, Loamy

Soil drainage: Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH: Alkaline, Acid, Neutral

Light: Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered, Exposed

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3), Hardy (H4)


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