Phormium ‘Blondie’ is a New Zealand Flax cultivar that grows to 2 feet tall by 3 to 4 feet wide with narrow strongly arching and slightly twisting leaves that have a cream-yellow midstripe and green margins. Plant in full sun to shade - may sunburn in full sun in Southern California. It can tolerate fairly dry conditions (Coastal) but looks best with occasional to regular irrigation. The beautiful cascading foliage is stunning when planted in large pots and will brighten dark areas in the garden.
Origin: New Zealand
Description / Plant Notes:
- USDA Zone 8 (15°F or -12°C)
- Unique weeping plant habit similar to a Chlorophytum
- Fine narrow long variegated foliage
- Outstanding container specimen
Patent Status: US PPAF