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Phormium 'Apricot Queen' (New Zealand flax 'Apricot Queen')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.2m
Max height
1.2m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Phormium 'Apricot Queen'

Other names

New Zealand flax 'Apricot Queen'

Genus

Phormium Phormium

Variety or Cultivar

'Apricot Queen' _ 'Apricot Queen' is an evergreen, clump-forming perennial with leathery, spiky leaves that are striped peachy-yellow and deep apricot, with green margins.


Phormium 'Apricot Queen' is: Evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming

Flower

Bronze-tinted in Summer

Foliage

Apricot, Green, Striped in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Phormium mealybug Phormium mealybug

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Phormium 'Apricot Queen' (New Zealand flax 'Apricot Queen') will reach a height of 1.2m and a spread of 1.2m after 2-5 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 'Apricot Queen'

Other names

New Zealand flax 'Apricot Queen'

Genus

Phormium Phormium

Variety or Cultivar

'Apricot Queen' _ 'Apricot Queen' is an evergreen, clump-forming perennial with leathery, spiky leaves that are striped peachy-yellow and deep apricot, with green margins.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

Bronze-tinted in Summer

Foliage

Apricot, Green, Striped in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Phormium mealybug

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Phormium 'Apricot Queen' (New Zealand flax 'Apricot Queen') will reach a height of 1.2m and a spread of 1.2m after 2-5 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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