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botanical name:
Phormium 'Alison Blackman'
Phormium 'Alison Blackman' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  New Zeland Flax
synonyms:  Phormium 'Golden Alison'
family:  Hemerocallidaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 1.20m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: spiky
leaf colour: yellow & green
flower colour:
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 11
description:
Olive green leaves with bronze and creamy yellow stripes and a narrow red edge. Forms a moderately sized clump.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained, fertile soil in full sun or light shade. Established plants will tolerate dry conditions. Best in mild locations or a sheltered position but grow well in coastal areas.

propagation:
By division

other notes:
Selected by Barry Blackman, New Zealand, named in memory of his daughter.

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