Jack Spratt New Zealand Flax

Plant Sizing Guide

The Jack Spratt New Zealand Flax is a compact and ornamental cultivar of the New Zealand Flax plant. Known for its slender and upright growth habit, this flax variety features arching, sword-shaped leaves that are typically green or bronze-red, adding visual interest to gardens and landscapes. With a more restrained size compared to some larger New Zealand Flax varieties, Jack Spratt is well-suited for smaller garden spaces and container plantings. Drought-tolerant and adaptable, this flax cultivar thrives in well-draining soil and under full to partial sun exposure. Its architectural form and distinctive foliage make it a popular choice for modern landscaping, providing texture and color in a variety of outdoor settings.

Botanical Name  

Phormium 'Jack Spratt'

Also Known As  

New Zealand Hemp | 新西兰棕麻


Plant Type  
Native From  
USDA Zone  

Light Needs  
Watering Needs  
Life Cycle  
Avg. Mature Size  
Growth Rate  
Bloom Time  
Flower Color  

Australia, New Zealand
9 - 11
Partial - Full Sun
18" Tall and 18" Wide
Reddish / Bronze


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