Phormium Tenax (New Zealand Flax) Wholesale Nurseries
Phormium is commonly called the New Zealand Flax and is a versatile landscaping plant grown for the bold strap like foliage. This is an evergreen perennial that has be highly hybridised over a number of years. Colours range from green through to reds, deep burgungy and pinks with variegated forms also available from selected wholesale growers.
Many forms will reach over 1m in height, excellent accent plants in landscaping schemes. Lower growing or ‘dwarf’ cultivars such as P. tenax ‘Sweet Mist’ and ‘Bronze Baby’ make excellent border plants reaching only 40 – 50 cm in height.
Phormium tenax Varieties
The variety most widely used in landscaping is Phormium Tenax. With lots of new Phormium Varieties coming onto the market we provide a rundown of some of the best varieties we have seen including:
- Brownie, Elfin and Sweet Mist which are smaller or ‘semi dwarf’ types.
- Darker varieties include : Black Rage, Guardsman a red and black striped form, Dark Horse, Phormium tenax ‘Purpurea’, Bronze Baby
- Light varieties include : Apricot Queen , Rainbow Queen , Pink Panther, Yellow Wave, Rainbow Sunrise, ‘ ‘Ice Queen’
- Others to look for include : ‘Needles’ , ‘Chieftain’, ‘Anna Red’ and Tricolor’
Wholesale Phormium tenax Plants are available from the following growers
1870 South Gippsland Hwy Cranbourne Vic 3977 - email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Growers of a wide range of native & exotic trees, shrubs, ground covers and climbers in 14cm pots Promotional & PBR Lines and garden hardy favourites. Supplying all states. www.faceysnursery.com.au
111 Stanhope Road Theresa Park NSW 2570
Offering a variety of sun hardy Australian natives and exotic trees, shrubs, groundcover's and perennials from semi advanced through to super advanced and semi-mature stock.
412 James Lane, Fern Hill VIC. 3458 - Phone 0419002651
Large range of Rare plants, Climbers, Bulbs, Perennials Fruit Trees, Ornamental Trees and Shrubs. Available both Retail and by Mail Order
218 Coolart Road Moorooduc Victoria 3933
phone: 03 59777799 fax: 03 59775039
Australia’s largest supplier of Phormiums (New Zealand flax) and ornamental grasses.