New Zealand Flax (Phormium 'Yellow Wave'), drought tolerant perennials
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New Zealand Flax (Phormium 'Yellow Wave')

Big, dramatic plant with many swordlike, stiffly vertical leaves in fan pattern. Clustered yellow flowers, 1 to 2 inches long, that reach high above leaves. Full sun to partial shade; zones 7 to 24. Phormium 'Jack Sprat,' a smaller, less hardy variety. Phormium 'Maori Maiden,' a variety with apricot edging; grows to 12 feet high; prefers moist and well-drained soil; hardy to 0 degrees F; zones 8 to 10.
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