Can any Phormium cope in Tropics?

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Old 08-26-02, 06:18 AM
lisabeauchamp
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Can any Phormium cope in Tropics?

I live in North Queensland Australia. I love Phormium species but am only just learning about them. I know that the distribution of Phormium tenax is limited to southern Queensland and below but absolutely love the pink and green varieities: especially Phormium "jester".

Does anybody know if any species of Phormium could be grown at my climate?


PLEASE HELP!!!!!!


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Old 08-27-02, 11:42 AM
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Grown at my climate?

Hi lisabeauchamp Welcom to Garden Forum

I found this link for you in a pinch, please let me know if this is what you need.

Let me know if you need more help, I'm sure that there is much more where this came from.


http://www.botany.com/phormium.html
 
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Old 09-03-02, 06:12 AM
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thanks marturo

Thankyou very much for the help. I had seen the info earlier but forgotten about it. It was a great general guide but Im still hoping to find out info regarding specific temperature ranges that Phormium prefer and which would be the "hardiest" variety in terms of being a plant of temperate origin but able to perform in a tropical climate. Any ideas?
 
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Old 09-03-02, 08:12 PM
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Hi, lisabeauchamp

The link below is a very good listing of the many Phormiums that I have ever seen. This Business is wholesale only, but they have chosen to share the names of many plants & their culture.

Make sure & keep their link as there are few like it. I hope you will find the answers you seek here. Please keep us informed on what you decide & how it turns out.
Best of luck to you.

PS: you will have to copy & paste I believe we lost our ability to just click the links.


http://www.smgrowers.com/search/base...mium&x=16&y=12

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