Phormium 'Guardsman'

A highly variable group of large leafed perennials with varying heights and leaf colors. Phormiums tolerate a wide range of soil types, heat or coastal winds, drought or damp locations. Leaf colors intensify during the cooler months of the year. Leaves are valued in floral displays. Propagated by division.
With hot scarlet edges on bronzy maroon leaf blades, this tall dazzler demands center stage. Try spotlighting it after dark.

Attributes - Phormium 'Guardsman'

Plant Type: Shrub

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 6 ft. to 7 ft.

Width: 4 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 9, 10

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Mealybugs.

Related Plants

Phormium 'Apricot Queen', Phormium colensoi, Phormium tenax, Phormium tenax 'Atropurpureum'
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