Phormium Pink Panther

 

Phormium Pink Panther, New Zealand flax. Small to medium sized forms of New Zealand flax with pink, cream, red and green variegated evergreen foliage. The young leaves of 'Pink Panther' are deep pink edged with red, but they mature to apricot and bronze tones.This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds. Height 90-120 cm.

 

 

Plant in moist well drained soil. Full sun / partial shade. Provide a 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.