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PHORMIUM 'Maori Maiden' (syn. 'Rainbow Maiden'), New Zealand Flax, Flax Lily PHORMIUM 'Maori Maiden' (syn. 'Rainbow Maiden')
New Zealand Flax, Flax Lily

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, containers and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray and poor soil. Good grower. Foliage: drooping, apricot to rose-red with olive margins. Height: to 3 feet. Exposure: part shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable PHORMIUM 'Maori Queen' (syn. 'Rainbow Queen')
New Zealand Flax, Flax Lily

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, pots & borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray & poor soil. Slow growing. Foliage: upright, medium olive-green with wide soft rose to cream margins. Height: 2-3 feet. Exposure: sun/light shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable PHORMIUM 'Platt's Black' (syn. P. colensoi, cookianum)
New Zealand Flax

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, windbreak, pots and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray & poor soil. Vigorous. Foliage: drooping, deep purple-black. Height: 2.5 feet. Exposure: sun to light shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8.

PHORMIUM 'Rainbow', New Zealand Flax, Flax Lily PHORMIUM 'Rainbow'
New Zealand Flax, Flax Lily

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, windbreak, pots and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray and poor soil. Vigorous. Foliage: upright, olive with wide rose-red to cream margins. Height: to 4-5 feet. Exposure: part shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8.

PHORMIUM 'Sea Jade', New Zealand Flax, Flax Lily PHORMIUM 'Sea Jade'
New Zealand Flax, Flax Lily

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, containers and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray and poor soil. Good grower. Foliage: upright, bright green with dark olive mid-stripes. Height: to 2.5-3 feet. Exposure: sun/light shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable PHORMIUM 'Sundowner'
New Zealand Flax, Flax Lily

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, windbreak, pots and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray and poor soil. Vigorous. Foliage: upright, slightly arching coppery-red with deep pink margins. Height: to 5 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable PHORMIUM 'Surfer'
New Zealand Flax, Flax Lily

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, containers and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray and poor soil. Somewhat slow growing. Foliage: drooping, olive-green with reddish-brown margins. Height: to 2 feet. Exposure: light shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable PHORMIUM 'Tom Thumb'
New Zealand Flax, Flax Lily

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, containers and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray and poor soil. Somewhat slow growing. Foliage: drooping, rich green with bronze red margins. Height: to 1.5-2 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable PHORMIUM 'Wings of Gold'
Dwarf New Zealand Flax, Flax Lily

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, containers and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray and poor soil. Slow growing. Foliage: slightly arching, olive-green foliage that have cream-yellow margins that are faintly red-edged. Height 3-4'. Width: 2-3'. Exposure: sun/light shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable PHORMIUM 'Yellow Wave'
New Zealand Flax, Flax Lily

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, windbreak, pots and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray & poor soil. Vigorous. Foliage: drooping, rich yellow with bright green margins. Height: 3-5 feet. Exposure: part shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8.

PHORMIUM colensoi 'Cream Delight', New Zealand Flax PHORMIUM colensoi 'Cream Delight'
New Zealand Flax

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, containers and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray and poor soil. Vigorous. Foliage: drooping, soft yellow with rich green margins. Height: to 3-4 feet. Exposure: part shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8. (syn. P. cookianum 'Cream Delight')

Photo unavailable PHORMIUM colensoi 'Flamingo'
New Zealand Flax, Flax Lily

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, pots and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray and poor soil. Slow grower. Foliage: drooping, soft flamingo-pink with olive margins. Height: to 2.5-3 feet. Exposure: part shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8. (syn. P. cookianum 'Flamingo')

Photo unavailable PHORMIUM colensoi 'Tricolor'
New Zealand Flax (syn. P. cookianum 'Tricolor')

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, pots & borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray & poor soil. Vigorous. Foliage: drooping, rich green with cream margins that are edged with rose-red. Height: to 3-4 feet. Exposure: part shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable PHORMIUM cookianum 'Black Adder'
New Zealand Flax

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, windbreak, pots and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray & poor soil. Foliage: deep burgundy black leaves with glossy overlay. Height: 3 feet. Spread: 3 feet. Exposure: sun to light shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8.

PHORMIUM tenax 'Bronze Baby', New Zealand Flax, New Zealand Hemp, Flax Lily PHORMIUM tenax 'Bronze Baby'
New Zealand Flax, New Zealand Hemp, Flax Lily

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, windbreak, pots and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray and poor soil. Vigorous. Foliage: upright, arching red-brown with some orange in fall. Height: 3-4 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable PHORMIUM tenax 'Jack Spratt'
New Zealand Flax, New Zealand Hemp, Flax Lily

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, containers and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coastal winds, salt spray and poor soil. Foliage color: drooping, reddish-brown with bright green base. Height: 1.5-2 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: can vary. Sunset Zones 7-14. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable PHORMIUM tenax 'Mat's Merlot'
New Zealand Flax

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, containers & borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast, winds, salt spray & poor soil. Foliage: upper dk reddish prpl & smoky dk green below w/leave tips that arch over gracefully. Similar to 'Dark Delight' but w/slightly narrower lvs that are a little redder & have a more pronounced arch to the lvs. Size: 3-4' x 3-5'. Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod.-dry USDA Z8.

PHORMIUM tenax 'Pink Stripe', New Zealand Flax, New Zealand Hemp, Flax Lily PHORMIUM tenax 'Pink Stripe'
New Zealand Flax, New Zealand Hemp, Flax Lily

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, windbreak, containers and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray and poor soil. Foliage: bronze-green with pink margins. Height: 6 feet, bushy. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable PHORMIUM tenax 'Tiny Tiger' (syn. 'Nana Aurea')
New Zealand Flax, New Zealand Hemp, Flax Lily

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, containers and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray and poor soil. Good grower. Foliage: upright and chunky gray-green with cream margins. Height: to 12 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable PHORMIUM tenax 'Toney Tiger'
New Zealand Flax, New Zealand Hemp, Flax Lily

Perennial: Evergreen. Native to New Zealand. Good for pool sides, containers and borders. Tolerant of heat, deer, drought, coast winds, salt spray and poor soil. Vigorous. Foliage: upright and chunky gray-green with cream margins. Height: to 2.5-3 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: can vary. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable POA cita
Silver Tussock

Perennial Grass: Upright long-lived clumper. Tolerates drought, wind & coastal conditions. Has very narrow shiny pale grn lvs, that age to green-brown. Arching flower stems rise just above the folg. having a loose open arrangement of bronze flower heads. Rake out old lvs annually to keep clumps attractive & fresh. Great accent or groundcover plant. Blm time: summer. Size: 2-3' x 1-2'. Exp. sun/pt shade. Water: dry. USDA Z8.

POA colensoi, Blue Tussock, New Zealand Tussock Grass POA colensoi
Blue Tussock, New Zealand Tussock Grass

Grass: Given to us by John Greenlee & part of the Greenlee Meadow Collection. Evergreen. Drought toler. Forms tight dense clumps of narrow blue grey lvs. Arching flwr stems rise just above the folg. having an open arrangement of bronze flower heads. Rake out old lvs annually to keep clumps attractive & fresh. Excellent rock garden plant & for erosion control. Blm time: spring. Ht.: 12-18". Exp.: sun/light shade. Water: mod./dry.

Photo unavailable RHYNCHELYTRUM nerviglume 'Pink Crystals'
Pink Crystals Ruby Grass

An annual ornamental with shimmering coral pink plumes in June that ripen to silvery pink in September-one of the showiest of small grasses! The foliage turns purplish-red in fall. Tolerates coast, deer, drought & heat. Size: 20-30" x 15", plumes 12" above. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z8-11. (syn. MELINIS nerviglumis)

Photo unavailable RHYNCHELYTRUM nerviglumis 'Savannah'
Ruby Grass

An annual ornamental with shimmering coral pink plumes in June that ripen to silvery pink in September-one of the showiest of small grasses! The foliage turns purplish-red in fall. Tolerates coast, deer, drought & heat. Height: 18-24". Width: 9-12". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z8-11. (syn. MELINIS nerviglumis)

SESLERIA 'Brushstrokes' PPAF, Moor Grass SESLERIA 'Brushstrokes' PPAF
Moor Grass

Perennial Grass: Evergreen. Drought, deer & bog tolerant. Given to us by John Greenlee & part of the Greenlee Meadow Collection. Border, rock garden & ground cover plant. Blooms spring-summer. Attracts butterflies. Habit is vigorous, dense & weed-proof. Sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

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