Phormium Pink Stripe – Buy, Learn & Grow

Phormium Pink Stripe is a medium-sized, clump-forming, deciduous, evergreen, bushy perennial shrub that adds colourful interest to the landscape all year round. This beautiful New Zealand flax grows in an open rosette form of 3 feet long and 1.5 inches wide leaves.

They range in colour from medium to olive green with a generous amount of pleasing pink stripes on either edge or both edges of the leaves. 

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Though the flowers are generally insignificant to the beauty that this plant creates, fully grown phormium ‘pink stripe’ may produce clusters of dark-red flowers on long, upright stems in summer.

Phormium Pink Stripe

Phormium Pink Stripe

Phormium ‘pink stripes’ can be grown as accents in a mixed garden border or planted in masses to make a statement.

How to grow phormium pink stripe

Phormium ‘pink stripe’ is easy to grow and maintain. It is propagated by division in spring and is best cultivated in fertile, moist, and well-draining soil.

Phormium Pink Stripe

Phormium Pink Stripe

Where should I position phormium pink stripe in my garden?

Though a sun lover, phormium ‘pink stripe’ should be positioned in a sheltered position with a south, west, or east-facing aspect where it can get dappled sunlight or full sun for up to 8 hours daily to maintain its beautiful and fibrous foliage. 

Though phormiums are cold-hardy and can tolerate temperatures of up to -9 degrees celsius, in colder regions where temperatures drop below this level, you can plant your phormium in vases and containers that can be moved indoors when the cold and dry winds come. 

How tall does phormium pink stripe grow and spread?

‘Pink stripe’ is a phormium plant with a medium growth rate, reaching its maximum size in both heights and spread in a decade and sometimes in less time. It grows to about 3.2 to 4.9 feet.

What kind of soil does phormium pink stripe need?

Your phormium ‘pink stripes’ will grow well in most soil types including chalk, sand, and loamy soil as long as the soil is moist and well-drained.

Other types of Phormium we cover:

Phormium Black Adder, Black Velvet, Bronze Baby, Colensoi, Cookianum, Evening Glow, Golden Ray,  Jester, Maori Queen, Pink Stripe, Platts Black, Rainbow Queen / Maiden, Phormium Sundowner, Phormium Tenax, Phormium Tenax Variegatum, Yellow Wave.

Further reading:

Where can I buy Phormium Pink Stripe in the UK?

Other Phormium Varieties

Phormium FAQs