New Zealand Flax 'Mat's Merlot' | Matsuda's
Trees & Shrubs Size Chart
Evergreen perennial with long, wide, strap-like, dark burgundy leaves that resemble giant blades of grass. Use as a thriller in a container.
Plant with Lantana 'Trailing White'
- Landscape Size: 4'-6' tall, 4'-6' wide
- Light Requirement: Full Sun or Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
- Water Needs: Moderate
- Sunset Zone: 7-9, 14-24
- Growth Habit: Upright, Clumping
- Growth Rate: Moderate
- Attributes: Deer Resistant, Dramatic Foliage Color, Evergreen
These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions.
Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.
Green Thumb Guide
Prefers enriched soil with good drainage. Prune to create a neat appearance. Every 2 to 3 years, divide clumps in early spring.