Silver Streak Flax Lily
Dianella tasmanica 'Silver Streak'
Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||dy-an-NEL-uh tas-MAN-ee-kuh|
|Lore||In New Zealand, the berries of Dianella are considered bush food by indigenous cultures.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 18 to 24 in. tall and wide.|
|Design Ideas||Plant this perennial in naturalistic drifts for a unique illusion of dappled sunlight in gardens beneath shade trees. Ideal used as an edging or planted in masses for a bold, highly visible effect. Perfect for Asian inspired urban gardens where space is limited. Well suited for container compositions that blend foliage color under shade structures, inside walled courtyards, atriums, or sideyards between tall buildings. Great choice for problem northern exposures.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Fringe Flower (Loropetalum); Esperanza (Tecoma); Lilyturf (Liriope); Bush Daisy (Euryops); Agapanthus (Agapanthus)|
Thrives in organically rich, well-drained soils; tolerates clay. Best with some shade in hot summer regions. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Remove spent flower stalks and old foliage as new leaves emerge. Divide if needed in early spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-11