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botanical name:
Phormium 'Firebird'
Phormium 'Firebird' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  New Zeland Flax
family:  Hemerocallidaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 1.80m
width: 1.80m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: spiky
leaf colour: bronze
flower colour:
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -6°C
USDA zone: 9 to 11
description:
Outstanding cultivar with erect, broad foliage of purplish-bronze edged with red.

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:
Hybrid raised by Margret Jones in New Zealand.

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