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Flax lily

Dianella spp.

Dianella caerulea flowers by Ethel Aardvark (CC BY 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

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Flax lily Overview

Genus commonly referred to as flax lilies, contains 41 evergreen, rhizomatous, perennial species distributed across Japan, India, Australia and New Zealand. They tend to be grown for their attractive grass-like foliage, blue, star-shaped, 3-petalled flowers and shiny blue-purple berries.

How to propagate Flax lily

Division

You can propagate by division or seed in the spring.

Seed