Phormium 'Yellow Wave'

Also known as:

  • New Zealand Flax

Plant Type

perennial, grass / grass like

Zones

8a-10b

Size

H:3'-4'
W:3'-5'

Growing Conditions

Soil Needs:

average, well-drained, rich

Water Needs:

even moisture, regular, low

Sun Exposure:

sun, mostly sun

Features

Foliage Color:

variegated, gold, green

Wildlife:

deer resistant

Texture:

grassy

Foliage Season:

evergreen

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1114 SE Clay St. Portland, Oregon

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Springfield, Oregon

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Waldport, Oregon

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Elma, Washington

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Phormium 'Yellow Wave'

Description by: Thompson's Nursery

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Waldport, Oregon

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Variegated foliage. Eastern US native.

Description by: Briggs Plant Propagators

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Elma, Washington

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Arching 2-inch wide blades that have a central yellow band that is brighter when first emerging and fades to yellow-green by fall. Can tolerate fairly dry conditions (Coastal) but looks best with occasional to regular irrigation. Full sun to partial shade.

Description by: Xera Plants

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Portland, Oregon

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Moderate growing New Zealand Flax with wide arching leaves that are mostly yellow in the center with stipes of Olive green along the edges. To 3' tall and forming a clump as wide. Full sun in RICH soil with REGULAR water during the dry summer months. Phormium that are not irrigated lose roots during the dry months and are not as hardy to cold in the winter. Good, but wide, container plant.

Description by: Native Sons

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Arroyo Grande, California

805-481-5996

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A vigorous cultivar with broad, arching leaves to 3' long and brilliantly colored yellow and green foliage. Another strong selection that forms dense clumps.

Description by: Gossler Farms

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Springfield, Oregon

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'Yellow Wave' has arching yellow and green striped leaves. Our biggest plants have been 2' tall and 2-3' across after several years.

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