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Phormium ‘Fortescue’s Bronze’

06 Oct 2005

General information

Cultivar name:

Phormium ‘Fortescue’s Bronze’

Originator:

Publication:

Not listed by Heenan (1991). Our plant came from a nursery in Norfolk.

Parentage:

 

Leaf colour

Colour group:

Brown

Upper surface:

Dark greyish-bronze with a pale midrib that is pinkish purple lower down.

Lower surface:

Slightly greyer than the upper surface but the midrib is dark.

Comments:

A very distinctive cultivar with attractive grey leaves.

 

Growth form

Shape group:

Upright

Leaf length:

< 90 cm

Leaf width:

< 5 cm

Comments

 

Flowers and fruit

Flowers:

 

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Published descriptions

 

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