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Mountain Flax (Phormium cookianum)

Mountain Flax (Phormium cookianum)

Phormium cookianum is a flax up to 1-3 metres tall but generally smaller than Phormium tenax. The numerous leaves are 5-12cm wide, thick, fibrous, droopy, and rise from fan-like bases. The tubular 25-40 mm long flowers are a dull pink or yellow colour. The seed capsule is pendulous and twisted. 


    Widely planted in parks and gardens it is suitable for steep terrain and tolerant to cold weather.

    • Grass/sedge
    • Suitable for primary planting
    • Suitable for riparian planting
    • Suitable for slope stablisation
    • Drought tolerant
    • Wind tolerant
    • Salt wind tolerant
    • Frost tolerant

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