Phormium tenax (Harakeke)

Phormium tenax (Harakeke)


It is an evergreen perennial plant native to NZ 


The plant grows as a clump of long, straplike leaves, up to 3m tall and 2m wide.

Very hardy. Tolerant of a wide range of sites including swampy and coastal conditions.  


Excellent low shelter and erosion control.  Seeds from January-March and nectar from December-January are very attractive to birds and bees.