Phormium tenx purpurea


Foliage Colour: Red
Height: 200 cm
Width: 200 cm
Growth per Annum: Fast
Climate: Hardy
Sun: Full Sun, Part Shade
Soil: Well Drained, Moist, Wet

Red/purple foliaged seedling form of P. tenax, so there is some attractive variation between plants. Generally smaller in stature than the green form. A strong-growing flax forming a red/purple clump. Plant next to shrubs with lighter colouring for best effect.