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Phormium request


By Bernard

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom Gb

I'm looking for a replacement pPhormium for one that has died. Ideally, I'd like the red/bronze variety and one with the strongest colour. It will live in a bed with fertile neutral soil, facing south-west and backed by walls to the north and east. If anyone can suggest a likely candidate I would appreciate it.



What about considering Phormium purpureum narrow deep purple leaves makes a good feature, or P Pink flamingo or P pink stripe

30 Sep, 2009


There is one with yellow/green striped leaves, only gets about 4 feet - have a look at the garden centre if you can. I seem to remember you had a phormium which was infected with phormium mealybug - you will get the same infection again on any new phormium you purchase. This is not a reason not to plant it, but it is a reason to have handy a treatment for it.

30 Sep, 2009

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