Phormium tenax "Variegatum"

New Zealand flax

2,5 m. 8,2 f.
Family: Agavaceae

Genus: Phormium

Genus of 2 species of perennial plants, native to New Zealand. They feature evergreen, oblong, v-shaped leaves that grow from the ground and reach up to more than 2 meters high.
They grow in full sun, in well-drained, fertile soils.
Plant in groups, in rock gardens and flowerpots.
Propagated by division.
Latin name: Phormium tenax "Variegatum"
Variety with yellow-edged, green leaves.