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Phormium 'Evening Glow'
   

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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Perennial
Family: Phormiaceae (~Xanthorrhoeaceae)
Origin: New Zealand (Australasia)
Evergreen: Yes
Red/Purple Foliage: Yes
Variegated Foliage: Yes
Flower Color: NA
Bloomtime: Infrequent
Height: 3-4 feet
Width: 3-5 feet
Exposure: Cool Sun/Light Shade
Seaside: Yes
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 15-20 F
Phormium 'Evening Glow' - A newer flax cultivar from Margaret Jones that grows to 3-4 ft. tall with slightly arching 1 1/2" wide leaves that are predominantly a reddish pink color with darker reddish-purple margins. Plant in full sun to light shade. Can tolerate fairly dry conditions (coastal) but looks best with occasional to regular irrigation. Hardy to 15-20 F. Possibly root hardy below these temperatures but with severe foliage damage unless protected. We originally received this selection from Margaret Jones in 1991 but unfortunately lost the original plants before bringing them into production - we are really happy to have this beautiful cultivar back! Somewhat similar to the color of 'Maori Maiden' but more upright.  This description is based on research and observations of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in our nursery garden and in other gardens that we visit. We also incorporate comments received and appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have any additional information about this plant, particularly if they disagree with what we have written or if they have additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Phormium 'Evening Glow'.
 
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