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Phormium tenax (common names: New Zealand flax)

Phormium tenax is a member of the genus Phormium and is commonly known as New Zealand flax; on this page you will find:

  1. Where to buy Phormium tenax plants & price comparison.
  2. Care tips & advice on members' questions.
  3. Photos of Phormium tenax plants in real gardens.

Where to buy

Clicking on any of these plants will give you more information, you only leave this website if you decide to buy. You can see all the Phormium plants for sale in our garden centre which lists products from over 25 popular websites.

We have 50 photos of Phormium tenax in real gardens

These photos are from real gardens by real gardeners! Just click on one to start exploring.

You can also discover who's growing Phormium tenax.

  • For Sid............ (Phormium tenax (New Zealand flax))
    By Janey
  • Phormiums and Yucca. (Phormium tenax (New Zealand flax) Pink Panther)
    By Dottydai..
  • Phormium Fun! (Phormium tenax (New Zealand flax))
    By Gloriosa
  • Phormium Pink Panther leaf.... (Phormium tenax (New Zealand flax) Pink Panther)
    By Dottydai..


Questions on Phormium tenax

This advice is from our members, if you can't find your question, please try the Phormium genus page or ask our friendly community.

How to reduce a large Phormium?!

7 replies


14 Nov, 2008

splitting phormiums

2 replies


6 Apr, 2009