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Introducing Phormium ‘Flamingo’, a vibrant and eye-catching addition to any garden or landscape. This evergreen perennial, also known as New Zealand Flax, features striking sword-shaped leaves with vibrant pink margins, adding a pop of color and texture to any setting. ‘Flamingo’ typically grows to a height of 3-4 feet, making it an excellent choice for borders, containers, or as a focal point in mixed plantings.
For optimal growth and coloration, plant Phormium ‘Flamingo’ in a position that receives full sun to partial shade, ensuring well-drained soil. Spring or autumn is the best time for planting, allowing the plant to establish its root system before periods of extreme weather. While Phormiums are generally low-maintenance, occasional feeding with a balanced fertilizer in spring and summer will promote healthy growth and vibrant foliage.
While Phormium ‘Flamingo’ does not produce traditional flowers, its bold foliage provides shelter and nesting sites for insects and small birds. Additionally, its architectural form and colorful leaves can attract pollinators such as bees and butterflies, enhancing the biodiversity of your garden. Embrace the beauty and versatility of Phormium ‘Flamingo’ and create a dynamic landscape that’s as attractive to wildlife as it is to the eye.