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botanical name:
Phormium 'Jack Spratt'
Phormium 'Jack Spratt' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  New Zeland Flax
family:  Hemerocallidaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.45m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: grassy
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
Dwarf growing variety with greenish bronze, narrow leaves, slightly twisted and curving. Has the appearance of a grassy clump.

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.

By division

Good for containers and small spaces.

other notes:
Originally selected by Mr J. Burton of Hamilton, New Zealand.

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