New Zealand flax


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(Bot.) See Flax-plant.
(Bot.) A tall, liliaceous herb (Phormium tenax), having very long, sword-shaped, distichous leaves which furnish a fine, strong fiber very valuable for cordage and the like.
The fiber itself.

See also: Flax, New Zealand, New Zealand

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The project involved removing existing patches of grass and dying rose bushes, leveling the soil, putting down weed control, and planting drought tolerant plants, New Zealand flax and bird of paradise.
If you fancy something a bit more architectural, try Phormium the New Zealand flax with its broad, swordlike leaves.
Phormiums, or New Zealand Flax as it is commonly known, throws up these great long flowering shoots - you don't need to cut them down but you can if you wish, to tidy the appearance of the shrub.
Phormiums, or New Zealand Flax as it is commonly know, throws up these great long flowering shoots - you don't need to cut them down but you can if you wish, to tidy the appearance of the shrub.
NEW Zealand flax or Phormiums make a statement in the garden and look at home in a variety of different planting schemes.
Phormiums (New Zealand flax) are drought tolerant, wind tolerant and will grow in coastal conditions.
Phormiums (New Zealand flax) are drought tolerant, wind tolerant and will happily grow in coastal conditions.
In particular the Phormium tenax (New Zealand flax, pictured) stood out for me as I learned it originated from riverbanks and mountainsides.
In addition, skin care manufacturers are said to be exploring such exotic ingredients as harakeke, also known as New Zealand flax, a plant that is loaded with antioxidant and hydrating abilities and has already found its way into a few high-end body lotions, and quince seed extract, a substance that promotes wound healing and skin repair.
Kete are usually made from the leaves of New Zealand flax. Overall, the five works in Flock, with their multi-layered clay feathering, are imbued with a floating metaphor that transcends beyond the everyday.
QMy New Zealand flax has gone brown and I can pull some of the leaves out the middle.
For really big pots, try RHODODENDRONS and AZALEAS, CORDYLINES, YUCCA, ACERS, UMBRELLA BAMBOO and NEW ZEALAND FLAX. Dwarf trees are another option - I've got PEACH, CRAB APPLE, FIG and APRICOT to keep me fruity.

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