Phormium tenax 'Thumbelina'

dwarf New Zealand Flax

This dwarf form has stiff purplish bronze leaves to 2 ft round with rust red 2 inch flowers on stiff stalks in summer. Full sun or light shade, tolerates wind, heat, sea coast conditions, and drought. A good accent in low water gardens, also good in containers and can be grown indoors with good, indirect light.