Phormium cookianum 'Black Adder'

Common Name : Black Adder Flax

Plant Description

Phormium Black Adder features striking deep burgundy colour foliage. A perennial flax from New Zealand. It clumps with pendulous, smooth, leathery, strappy, slender, upright, tipped leaves. Grown for its foliage.

Plant Specifications

  • Plant UsesIdeal feature plant for both large containers in the patio area or in the garden. Coastal plantings. Used in flower arrangements.
  • Water RequirementsLow water requirement once established.
  • Plant availabilityNot available at present
  • PositionFull sun to part shade
  • Height / Width1m high by 1.5m wide
  • CareRemove spent foliage as required and fertilise annually with a long term slow release fertiliser.
  • SoilTolerant of many soil types from heavy to light sandy. Premium Potting mix if in a container.