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botanical name:
Phormium cookianum ssp. hookeri 'Cream Delight'
Phormium cookianum ssp. hookeri 'Cream Delight' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  New Zeland Flax
family:  Hemerocallidaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 1.20m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: grassy
leaf colour: yellow & green
flower colour: orange
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
This attractive and popular form has gracefully arching leaves striped with a broad central band of creamy-yellow and green margins sometimes thinly edged with dark red.

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.

other notes:
Raised by Margaret Jones, New Zealand.

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