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Chocomint Mist™

Phormium tenax 'PHOS4' PBR

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CHOCOMINT MIST™ Phormium is a compact plant with unique minty green and chocolate brown foliage
    The Chocomint Mist™ plant is an ultra compact Phormium with unique contrasting minty green foliage mixed with chocolate brown.

    It will provide colour contrast all year round with a great compact height.
  • Unique minty green and chocolate brown foliage
  • Ideal for mass planting or as a fill in plant
  • Excellent plant for VIC, SA & WA
  • Plant Attributes

    • Height Range: 0.3 to 0.5m
    • Spread: 0.3 to 0.5m
    • Position: Full Sun, Semi Shade
    • Growth Habit: Clumping
    • Plant Use(s): Containers, Borders, Mass Planting
    • Suitable Climate Zone(s):
      • Arid
      • Temperate
      • Cool
    • Plant Type: Perennials

    Care Instructions

    Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established, needs water in summer. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended), do not cover base of plant with mulch or soil. If required use slow release fertiliser in spring. Remove older foliage as required or every 2-5 years cut back to half the height (will look better with pruning every 2 years, this depends on your requirements).

    How it works

    VIC, TAS, SA, WA, ACT & NSW (not suited to north of Sydney and QLD)

    Full sun to part shade. Tolerates heavy frost to dry conditions. Tolerates a wide variety of soils but prefers free draining soil.

    In Sydney it needs a shaded position and irrigation, except for coastal positions which will handle full sun.

    How to use

    Mass plantings for low borders or as a fill in plant. Good for containers and patio pots.

    General Precautions

    Where it works: VIC, TAS, SA, WA, ACT & NSW (not suited to north of Sydney and QLD)