Variegated Flax Lily

Dianella tasmanica 'Variegata'

SKU
3134
Stalks of shiny turquoise blue berries lasting from fall into winter create a colorful accent in the garden. Neat grass-like foliage is great for use around pools, yellow stripe of variegation on the green blades. Evergreen perennial. Shade. Moderate growing, foliage to 4 ft. tall, spreads by rhizomes. Tissue culture.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationdi-NEL-la tas-MAN-i-ca
LoreAs a medicine for colds, the Ngarrindjeri, an aboriginal tribe of Tasmania chewed the root of Dianella.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing, grass-like foliage, reaches 3 1/2 ft. tall, 1 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasWith its narrow, reed-like foliage and a bonus of variegation, this plant is dramatic in natural gardens, with Asian themes or as a stark vertical texture in the spare, modern landscape. Highlighted stripes suggest sun dappling. Contrasts well against very large-leafed, shade-loving shrubs and bronze-colored plants.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleTropical
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Water Garden, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure, Dry Shade
Light NeedsFull shade, Partial shade
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Shade Loving, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureBright Foliage for Light Shade

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.

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