Phormium tenax 'Chocomint Mist' (New Zealand Flax)

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Phormium tenax 'Chocomint Mist' (New Zealand Flax)

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Looking for a low-growing, clumping perennial plant that packs a punch of color? Look no further than Phormium 'Chocomint Mist'! This foliage powerhouse is perfect for mass plantings, filling in gaps in your garden, or even for containers.

The leaves of Phormium 'Chocomint Mist' are a beautiful minty green with chocolate hues, and the plants can grow up to half a metre high and wide. The foliage is dense, making this plant ideal for filling in any empty spaces in your garden. It also flowers well, and the flowers are a great source of nectar for birds.

This tough plant is suitable for cold to temperate areas. However, high humidity can lead to fungal problems, so it's best to grow Phormium 'Chocomint Mist' in sunny to part shaded spots. In hot areas, some protection from full sun is recommended. This plant is also very drought tolerant and can withstand heavy frost.

Light requirement: Full Sun and Part sun/part shade

Water requirement: Low

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Skill level: Beginner

Growth rate: Fast

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Drought tolerance: High

Frost tolerance: Medium

Wind tolerance: High

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Mature height: 1.5 m

Mature width: 1.5 m

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Colour: Green

Variegation: Yes

Size: Large

Seasonality: Evergreen

Flowering: Yes; but primarily grown for it's foliage

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