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Phormium 'Chocomint' (PBR)

New Zealand flax

Eventual height & spread

Phormium 'Chocomint' (PBR)

New Zealand flax

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  • 2 litre pot
  • £24.99
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July
  • Hardiness: frost hardy (may need winter protection)

    The mint green margins of these strappy leaves provide a fresh contrast to the deep chocolate band that runs along their length. An eye-catching evergreen, it's valuable for adding structure (as well as colour) towards the front of the border, but it also makes a handsome specimen on the patio.

  • Garden care: Requires minimal pruning. In late spring remove any dead or damaged leaves and apply a balanced fertiliser and a mulch of well-rotted organic matter to stimulate vigorous new growth. In frost-prone areas, over-winter container-grown specimens in a greenhouse or conservatory.