An easy to grow, low maintenance flax grown for striking architectural form and foliage. Hardy, versatile and very elegant. A clump-forming, tufted, evergreen, reaching approx. 75cm to 1m high and wide. Grown for sensational upright to semi-arching maroon to ruby-red, strap-like foliage. During summer striking red flowers are borne upon blue tinged stems held high above foliage. An excellent specimen for bold year round from and colour. Prefers a well-drained, moist, sunny position. Tolerant of coastal conditions, drought and frost once established. For heavy soils incorporate a coarse medium such as sand to assist drainage. Use a low nutrient mulch layer to help retain soil moisture.
FULL SUN - WATER WISE - COASTAL PLANTING - FROST TOLERANT