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Dianella tasmanica

Plant name: Tasman flax lily

Plant type: strappy leaf / native lilies

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Cultural notes: fast growing, very hardy and long lived. Will grow in full sun or part shade in most soil conditions. Plants form dense tufts.

Maintenance: may be pruned to remove spent flower heads (usually late summer)

Tolerates: drought & frost hardy, wet areas and windy sites

Flowering season: late spring through to summer

Flower colour: purple to dark blue star shaped flowers on long spikes followed by attractive blue berries

Foliage colour: dark green leaves with red highlights at base of stem, broad strap-like leaf blades

Width: up to 1m

Height: up to 1m

Plant spacing: 30cm apart for mass planting or 50cm apart for specimen planting

Recommended uses: specimen or mass planting, good understorey plant, bird attracting berries

Description: sculptural ornamental evergreen with arching strap-like leaves and attractive purple flower spikes