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Phormium 'Pink Stripe'

Common Name:
New Zealand flax
Plant Type:
Evergreen perennial
Agavaceae (The Agave Family)
Geographic Origin:
New Zealand
California Native?:
Plant Size:
5-6 feet
Landscape/Garden Uses:
Mixed plantings
Flowering Season:
Flower Color:
Purplish red
Sun or light shade
Most soils
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate to occasional watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 15-20 degrees F.
'Pink Stripe' is a prolific plant with broad, barely arching leaves, usually growing 5 feet or more high. The leaves have wide bronze-over-green central bands and narrow pink marginal stripes, most impressive in winter. The margins narrow and fade on older leaves. Sun or light shade, most soils, moderate to occasional watering. Hardy to around 15 degrees F.