Definition of New Zealand flax in English:

New Zealand flax


  • another term for flax lily
    • ‘Plants are Mediterranean, in keeping with the architecture of the house: lavenders, New Zealand flax, ornamental grasses.’
    • ‘As a native Californian, she was particularly drawn to plants that define Southern California gardening, such as agaves, bush anemones, cycads, and New Zealand flax.’
    • ‘But they also look great with ornamental grasses, New Zealand flax and daylilies in the same tones.’
    • ‘They are made of New Zealand flax, phormium tenax, from the fibres extracted from the leaves.’
    • ‘Spiky bronze New Zealand flax grows in the background.’


New Zealand flax