Stripy Mist™ Phormium

Stripy Mist™ Phormium tenax ‘PHOS4’ PVR

  • Unique minty green and chocolate brown foliage
  • Ideal for mass planting or as a fill in plant
  • Ultra compact Phormium

Stripy Mist™ Phormium tenax

Description: Stripy Mist™ Phormium is an ultra compact Phormium with unique contrasting minty green foliage mixed with chocolate brown. It will provide colour contrast all year round with a great compact height.

Size: 40cm high x 40cm wide.

Planting Density: 6-10 plants per m², 3-5 plants per linear metre.

Uses: Mass plantings for low borders or as a fill in plant. Good for containers and patio pots.

Position: Full sun to part shade. Tolerates heavy frost to dry conditions. Tolerates a wide variety of soils but prefers free draining soil.

Care: Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established, needs water in summer. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended), do not cover base of plant with mulch or soil. If required use slow release fertiliser in spring. Needs water in summer. Remove older foliage as required, or cut back to half the height every 2-5 years.

Where it works: North & South Island

This website gives general information for the regions in New Zealand. For local information on which plants work in your area contact your local grower. Local grower knowledge is vital, this website is no substitute.

Heights shown on the website are for general gardening conditions. In well maintained gardens, some plants will get taller.

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