New Zealand Flax 'Dusky Chief'

Phormium 'Dusky Chief'
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Size Chart

Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Evergreen perennial with long, wide, deep purple-red leaves look like those of a giant grass. Use as a border, container or specimen plant.

Plant with Rose 'Iceberg'  


  • Landscape Size: 6' tall, 6' width
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun to Partial Shade 
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Sunset Zone: 7-9, 14-24
  • Growth Habit: Arching, Clumping
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Deer Resistant, Dramatic Foliage Color

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.