Phormium cookianum
(wharariki, mountain flax)


Foliage Colour: Green
Height: 100 cm
Width: 120 cm
Growth per Annum: Medium
Climate: Hardy
Sun: Full Sun, Part Shade, Full Shade
Soil: Dry, Moist
Category: Flax
Features: Native. Attractive to birds, bees, lizards and insects. Flower colour: Yellow. Suitable for hedging and shelter. Suitable restoration species.

A superb species, one of the hardiest and the most striking. Long arching green leaves all year round, and 2 metre long flower stalks over summer - particularly attractive to native birds. Use as a 'groundbreaker' in new gardens, en masse on banks. Foliage and flowers are great for floral artwork.

Habitat: Strictly confined to subalpine, alpine situations.

Flowering: October to December
Fruiting:    January to March


  Each 20 or more 50 or more
2l Pot $8.50 $8.00 $