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Phormium cookianum - Wharariki ('Mountain flax')

Phormium cookianum - Wharariki ('Mountain flax')

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Generally confined to alpine and sub-alpine habitats, where it mainly grows in seepages, along stream sides or on the margins of bogs. Clump forming, growing to around 1.5m with flower spike, and 1m wide. Nectar from summer flowers can provide a welcome feed for tui and bellbirds. Flax are tolerant of a wide range of conditions including windy sites, though prefer full sun over shade. Frost hardy.


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