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Phormium tenax 'Atropurpureum' | Pacific Nurseries

Phormium tenax ‘Atropurpureum’

Common Name | Bronze Flax
Popular Plant Non-CA Native | Pacific Nurseries
Non-CA Native
Perennial
Phormium tenax ‘Atropurpureum’ is a native of New Zealand that features large, sword-shaped, upright reddish-purple foliage. Orange-red flowers form on tall stalks in late spring. This very hardy plant prefers full sun to light shade and is summer-dry tolerant and can handle coastal conditions. It looks best with occasional to regular irrigation. This handsome plant is one of the toughest of the New Zealand Flax and will make a striking addition to just about any Bay Area landscape.

Phormium tenax 'Atropurpureum'

Attributes + Requirements

Evergreen
Popular Plant Pollinator Attraction | Pacific Nurseries
Attracts Pollinators
Growth | 6-8′ High
Growth | 5-6′ Wide
Popular Plant Flower Color | Pacific Nurseries
Flower Color | Red
Moderate Water
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Popular Plant Soil Requirements | Pacific Nurseries
Soil | Well-Drained
Special Features = Low Maintenance | Dramatic Foliage | Deer Resistant | Coastal Tolerant | Summer-dry Tolerant
Popular Plant Sizes Grown | Pacific Nurseries
Phormium tenax ‘Atropurpureum’
Sizes Grown | 5 gal

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