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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
description:
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.

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.

other notes:
Raised by Margaret Jones, New Zealand.

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