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31 Jan : 10:54

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phormium_1.jpgFormium novozeladskiya called flax. Originates from New Zealand. Gardeners know that this is one gradiozno from a herbaceous plant which by its color and size fokosira upon himself the eyes of visitors in the garden. It is a perennial evergreen plant with leaves the shape xiphoid. The color of the leaves and the patterns vary according to variety.

This is a very slow growing plant, and anyone who sees him should be armed with patience. But I do reach height to 2-3 meters. The leaves are so strong that it can not be torn from any cross. Strength withstand 400 tons weight. In the past they have their Maori produced linen. Pletyali are ropes and baskets. Easy to live in zones 8, 9 and 10.

phormium_tenax.jpgPhormium tenax - is one of the highest species. Can reach a height of about 2 meters.

phormium_bronze_baby.jpgPhormium "Bronze baby" - rose to a height of 2 meters with bronze foliage

phormium_duet.jpgPhormium “Duet”

phormium_margaret_jones.jpgPhormium “Margaret Jones”

phormium_evening_glow-red.jpgPhormium Evening Glow

phormium_golden_ray.jpgPhormium Golden Ray

phormium_jester.jpgPhormium Jester

pink_stripe.jpgPink Stripe

phormium_platts_black.jpgPhormium Platts Black

phormium_rainbow_maiden.jpgPhormium Rainbow Maiden

phormium_rainbow_queen.jpgPhormium Rainbow Queen

To withstand temperatures below 0 gradisa, namely from 15 to 20 degrees Fahrenheit or (-6 degrees) - (-9 degrees). If grown outdoors in the garden, the roots may be covered with mulch to protect a shelter if there is danger of lower temperatures than those specified.

His place in the garden:
Likes full sun or semi-shade.

Shaped flowers are red or yellow brooms, which are fired up and go to 3 feet.

Formiumat can be grown in marsh areas. Its maritime climate is also well tolerated. Formiumat prefers rich moist soil. But drought and suffering, a place protected from wind. Once you are established, the plants are not whims of growing conditions. Be propagated by dividing the rootstock or division of the tufts.

Formiumite are very beautiful and very easily can be grown in containers. And serve to focus the winter garden. Suitable varieties are smaller, reaching a height of 1 at most 2 meters.

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