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Tasman Flax Lilly

Dianella tasmanica

Also known as

Blue Berry Flax-Lily, Flax-Lily, Flax lily

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Full Shade
Easy care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

60cm

1.5m

Min

40cm

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Tasman Flax Lilly Overview

Dianella are rhizomatous, clump-forming, evergreen perennials with leathery, sword-shaped leaves and sprays of small, starry deep blue flowers followed by long-lasting blue or purple berries.

Common problems with Tasman Flax Lilly

Generally problem free.

    Tasman Flax Lilly Companion Plants

    Grasses, small shrubs and meadow flowers make good companions.

    How to harvest Tasman Flax Lilly

    Generally not harvested

    How to propagate Tasman Flax Lilly

    Rhizomes

    Clumps can be divided in spring time.

    Division

    Propagate by division.

    Seed

    Rooted offsets or from seed in spring and autumn.

    Special features of Tasman Flax Lilly

    Indoor plant

    It can also be grown as an indoor plant, in a brightly lit space, no direct sunlight.

    Pot plant

    Provide a good potting mix that needs to be kept moist, but not water logged.

    Other uses of Tasman Flax Lilly

    Ornamental

    Dianella tasmanica is a hardy plant which has been cultivated in gardens and as a pot plant for many years, preferring shade and regular moisture

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