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For my records, new plant Phormium 'Platts Black'


For my records, new plant Phormium 'Platts Black' (Phormium tenax (New Zealand flax))



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Karen - I grow this for foliage effect in two pots raised on pedestals. They have golden creeping jenny tumbling down the sides (instead of running all over the border)

5 Jul, 2014

 

Great idea Andrew. I bought them as part of my dark Red and black collection for the pod garden (coming soon) but I don't think I will use them there...I think I'll keep them in pots. I always think Phormiums look great in big pots. :)

5 Jul, 2014

 

Have just taken ours out of our tropical border it was massive, will be getting a smaller variety to take its place, a really lovely plant.

5 Jul, 2014

 

I think it was the flower I fell for!

6 Jul, 2014

 

Lovely flower, don't think I've seen them with flowers before :)

6 Jul, 2014

 

Its like lime and liquorice isn't it Daylily?! Oh, now I really fancy a sweetie!

6 Jul, 2014

 

Yes lol, and when I was out earlier saw a couple that were flowering :))

6 Jul, 2014

 

They have flowered here in the South and what a statement they are?

8 Jul, 2014

 

I might use them on the decking. They will look good there. Just need to get my deck fixed and painted.

8 Jul, 2014

 

Yes it would look excellent there....

8 Jul, 2014

 

Thanks Angela!

10 Jul, 2014



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