Phormium Platts Black is a small growing flax with attractive leaves which start off bronzy green and age to black green. Hardy, perennial and clumping plant which is grown for its upright arching leaves and contrasting foliage colour. Will tolerate most soils and conditions. Flowers are produced in summer and attract nectar feeding birds. Easy to grow plants for low maintenence gardens. Ideal for coastal areas, containers, gardens, landscaping and mass planting. Plant around pools,ponds or in rockeries.