Phormium Rainbow Queen

An elegant structural plant for all year round colour with an attractive combination of bronze- green and rose-red foliage

Month Available: March

Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen

Flower Colour: White

Suitable For Wildlife: None

Soil Type: Well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full sun

Season of Interest: Spring

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Foliage

Plant Type: Shrub

Hardy: Protect from extended periods of frost

Main Attribute: Structural

Height / Spread: 1.2m x 1.2m (4ft x 4ft)

When planting these wonderful structural plants, don't plant them too deep as the crowns can suffer from rot

Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders

Pests and Diseases: Slugs, Mealy Bugs

Plant Care: Remove any unsightly leaves from the base as necessary and flower spikes after flowering. If the plant is in a container you could bring it into a greenhouse or shed in winter, but remember to water occasionally to keep moist

Care and Time: Low - spring

Warning: None

Benefits: An architectural feature plant offering good height, structure and colour to any border. Easy and trouble free to grow

History: Commonly known as the New Zealand Evergreen. The traditional varieties were used by Maoris for plaiting into mats, containers and shoes

EU Rights: N/A

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