Common name: Variegated New Zealand Flax
Family: Agavaceae, Phormiaceae
Origin: New Zealand
Height at maturity: 2 meters
Exposure: sunny, partial shade
Plant type: decorative foliage
Flower color: white
Soil type: sandy, draining
Watering: normal without excess
Use: clump, pot, tray
Diseases and insect pests: scale insects
Storage of seeds: 2 years in a dry place away from light at 3/4°C (refrigerator)
The Variegatum variety has stiff leaves variegated with green and creamy yellow. The plant blooms in the spring producing panicles of red-brown flowers.
This plant accompanied by palm plantation offers an exotic atmosphere to your garden.
The plant tolerates sea spray, like all phormiums.