Phormium 'Sundowner'

Sundowner New Zealand Flax

Evergreen Perennial, Shrub, Tender Perennial

Colorful strappy foliage of Phormium 'Sundowner' is a standpoint in containers and mixed border plantings. Damaged by severe winters, so don't get too attached if you're gardening below zone 8 or so.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11


Size: 36 - tall x 36 - wide
Shape / Form: Strappy
Foliage Texture: Bold, Coarse
Foliage Quality: Bold, Coarse

Features: Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Mutli-color, Coral / Salmon, Pink, Variegated

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Container, Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Structure / Foundation

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: mid-plane filler

Care and Maintenance

Plant Combos