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Phormium ‘Blondie’

Phormium hybrid

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: PP 24,399

PK Sheet
USDA Zone: 8
Height: 24 to 36-inches
61 to 91-centimeters
Spread: 18 to 24-inches
46 to 61-centimeters
Foliage Colors: Variegated
Light Levels: Partial-Sun, Semi-Shade
Growth Habit: Arching
Usage: Container Gardens, Containers, Garden border, Landscapes, Mass landscape planting
Patent Status: PP 24,399
Origin: New Zealand

Grower Culture

Media: Well-draining media
Crop Timing from Rooted Liners:
1-gallon: 20 to 26-weeks with 1 ppp
3-gallon: 40 to 52-weeks with 1 ppp