Phormium Evening Glow

 

Evergreen with broad, arching, wine-red leaves with bronze margins and spikes of tubular, red summer flowers. This vibrant, evergreen foliage plant is excellent for brightening a sheltered, sunny patio or courtyard garden. In frost-prone areas container-grown specimens should be over-wintered indoors under glass. Height: 1m, Spread: 1.2m.

 

Moist well drained soil in a sheltered site. Full sun. Frost hardy.Provide a deep winter mulch.

 

General Ornamental Grass Planting care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.