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Phormium 'Velvet Underground'

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Phormium ‘Velvet Underground’ is a colourful NZ native flax that features striking grey foliage with pink stripes. It grows as a very tidy clump to about 80 cm tall and the same wide. Phormium ‘Velvet Underground’ is commonly added to mixed and border plantings, included in coastal gardens, planted around outdoor living areas, or maintained in a container.

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The average plant height is 20 cm
$19.58

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Suited to regions:All regions
Plant type:Flax and Flax like
Height:80 cm
Spread:80 cm
Flowering time:
Tolerances:Coastal, Extended dry periods, Hardy, Wind
Garden uses:Banks, Borders, Containers, Living areas, Paths & Steps, Ponds, Pool areas
Garden styles:Architectural, Backyard, City & Courtyard, Coastal, Frontyard, Mediterranean, Modern, Native
Easy to grow?Yes
Maintenance requirementsLow
Growth rateMedium

Phormium 'Velvet Underground' Details

Phormium ‘Velvet Underground’ is a colourful NZ native flax that features striking grey foliage with pink stripes. It grows as a very tidy clump to about 80 cm tall and the same wide, performing best and producing the best leaf colouring when planted in partial shade on a well-drained site. It is tolerant of frost, wind, coastal environments, and most soil conditions, except extreme wet or dry. Phormium ‘Velvet Underground’ is commonly added to mixed and border plantings, included in coastal gardens, planted around outdoor living areas, or maintained in a container. It is also well suited for mass planting on a bank and in these situations provides an impressive display.

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