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Products > Phormium 'Evening Glow'
 
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.  The information on this page is based on our research that has been conducted on this plant in our nursery library, from online sources, and from observations made of the crops growing in the nursery, plants in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens where we have observed it. We also have incorporated comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from those who may have additional information, particularly if this information includes cultural information that would aid others in growing Phormium 'Evening Glow'.
 
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