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Phormium ‘Copper Beauty’

06 Oct 2005

General information

Cultivar name:

Phormium ‘Copper Beauty’

Originator:

Publication:

Not listed by Heenan (1991). Our plant came from a nursery in Devon. It is listed by five nurseries in RHS Plant Finder 2000-2001.

Parentage:

 

Leaf colour

Colour group:

Brown

Upper surface:

Bronzy-green (Minute stripes of 200A and 146B) with brown margins (183A) and a pale midrib.
1cm section

Lower surface:

Bluish-green (189A) with brown midrib and margins.
  1cm section

Comments:

Very similar to 'Coppershine' in colour but the leaves tend to grow longer and narrower and are more arching. Older leaves tend to turn the same bright orange colour especially towards the tips.

 

Growth form

Shape group:

Arching

Leaf length:

< 130 cm

Leaf width:

< 5 cm

Comments

 

Flowers and fruit

Flowers:

 

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