Also sold as P. colensoi, it is smaller than P. tenax, with more pliant, arching leaves tinged red at the base. After flowers bloom, long, twisted seed capsules dangle from the stems. Colorfully striped hybrids may revert to green, are not as hardy in extreme temperatures.
Attributes - Phormium colensoi
Plant Type: Grass
Bloom Season: Early Summer through Late Summer
Flower Color: Yellow
Height: 4 ft. to 7 ft.
Width: 10 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Climate: Zones 8, 9, 10, 11
Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Container Plants, Drought Tolerant, Long Blooming, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers.