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New Zealand Flax 'Maori Chief'

Phormium 'Maori Chief'
Size Chart

Trees & Shrubs Size Chart

Trees & Shrubs Size Chart

Typically available from winter to fall. Call your favorite store for current availability. 

Evergreen perennial with long, wide, pink and red striped, gray-green leaves look like those of a giant grass. Use as a border, container or accent plant.

Plant with Cranesbill 'Bishops Form'


  • Landscape Size: 6' tall, 6' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun or Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Sunset Zone: 7-9, 14-24
  • Growth Habit: Arching, 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.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

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. 



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