A very distinctive and colour evergreen perennial, the Libertia ‘Taupo Sunset’, also know as the New Zealand Iris, is an eye-catching grass with long, leathery leaves carrying shades of red, oranges and purples throughout the seasons, changing to a deep rust red in the Winter months. Loose panicles of small, star-shaped, pure white flowers appear between and above the foliage, contrasting nicely with the darker colours to create a compact but striking visual.
Plant in moist, moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil and keep in full or partial sun. Drought tolerant once established but will require a sheltered position and Winter frost protection in regions with harsher weather. Colder weather may cause dieback but fresh growth will be seen the following Spring.
Please Note: When purchasing plants please consider that each live item is unique and may, therefore, differ from the images shown, which are for illustration purposes only. This plant will be supplied in a grower’s pot.
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