Foliage Combo of Species Rhodie and Phormium

Foliage-driven combination of phormium and Rhododendron pachysanthum; an unexpected and non-traditional combination, that works!


Growing Conditions

Zone: 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun

Water Needs: Average

Design Considerations

Style: City and Courtyard, Northwest Eclectic
Features: Fabulous Foliage, Varied Foliage, Texture, and Form, Winter Interest
Focus: Mixed Border, Small Space, Year-round Interest
Seasons of Interest: Fall, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Spring, Summer, Three Seasons of Interest, Winter, Year-round Interest

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low



Plants In this Combo

Phormium 'Maori Maiden'

Maori Maiden New Zealand Flax

Type: Perennial, Shrub, Tender Perennial
Exposure: Afternoon Sun, Full Sun, Part Sun
Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11

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Rhododendron pachysanthum

Rhododendron species

Type: Shrub
Exposure: Full Shade, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade
Zone: 7, 8, 9

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