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Other common names
mountain flax 'Cream Delight'
Phormium are evergreen perennials, making a large clump of leathery, strap-shaped leaves, with tall panicles of small, tubular flowers in summer
'Cream Delight' is an evergreen perennial making a compact clump of arching, sword-shaped leaves which are mostly cream, narrowly edged with green; tubular greenish-yellow flowers are seldom produced
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grows best in fertile well-drained soil in full sun. May need protecting in northern climes
Propagate by division in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Dead or damaged leaves may be removed in the spring
Pests Phormium mealybug may be a problem
Generally disease free
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