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what on earth is this plant?

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This large spikey leaved plant has been growing in my borders for about 5 years or so, this year for the first time, it has sent up 6ft flower spikes with clusters of buds at their tips. . I do not know what it is .... any ideas ?




Looks like a phormium which has decided it's time to flower!

6 Jun, 2009


Yes as Bamboo says otherwise known as the New Zealand Flax

6 Jun, 2009


mine has decided to flower for the first time in 6 or so years too.

6 Jun, 2009

How do I say thanks?

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