Sundowner New Zealand Flax

Phormium 'Sundowner'

Sundowner New Zealand Flax  - Phormium 'Sundowner'
Sundowner New Zealand Flax  - Phormium 'Sundowner'

Sundowner New Zealand Flax

Phormium 'Sundowner'

An impressive upright plant, the Sundowner New Zealand Flax makes an incredible accent!  Use it to highlight architecture, flank an intry for symetry, or in a large potted arrangement.  Phormium 'Sundowner' will reach up to about 6 feet tall, but can get even taller if conditions allow.  It can be grown in sun or shade, and is fairly drought tolerant once established.  It can also tolerate seacoast conditions.  The foliage tones can vary in different conditions, but typically has a rosey, bronze, and creamy variegations.  Hardy to about 20 deg. F.  


Foliage: Evergreen

Sun Exposure: Sun Or Shade

Water Needs: Moderate

Bloom Season: Infrequent

Mature Height: 6-7', Or More Under Optimal Conditions

Mature Width: 6-7'

Attributes: Drought Tolerant, Woodland Garden, Southwestern Garden, Mediterranean & Tuscan Garden, Seacoast Tolerant, Tropical Garden, Shade Plants


Proper planting technique will help your plants thrive! Follow these simple steps to help your plants establish quickly, develop a strong root system, and live longer:

  • Properly dig the hole
  • Amend the soil to suit each particular plant
  • Place the plant and backfill the soil
  • Provide ample water for each particular plant
  • Review our how to plant guide!

For detailed information, please download our planting guides:

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List of delivery zones and rates.
Delivery Zone Delivery Rate
Zone 1 $49.00
Zone 2 $59.00
Zone 3 $79.00
Zone 4 $99.00
Zone 5 $149.00
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