New Zealand Flax

Zone Yakima WA zone 6 | Leslie Richmond added on June 2, 2018 | Answered

I am planting a NZ Flax in a container in zone 6, since they are not too cold hardy, would insulating the container help? Or is it the foliage that the cold temps effect?

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Answered on June 3, 2018

New Zealand Flax is hardy in zones 7-11, some even rated at 8 to 10.

In a colder zone you can grow as an annual. There is never any harm in trying to winter over them. You can insulate the pot and place in a sheltered area. Plants like to surprise gardeners all the time!


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