Wyeena™ Flax Lily
Dianella tasmanica 'TAS300'
|Description||Beautifully arching and upright evergreen foliage with striking variegation. Sprays of small, star-shaped blue flowers produce stunning blue berries in the summer. Slowly spreads by rhizomes and will out-compete weeds. Tolerates frost better than other species of Dianella.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Once established water during dry spells.|
|Mature Size||Slowly spreads by rhizomes, reaching 30 to 36 in. tall and wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Design Ideas||Plant this perennial in naturalistic drifts for a unique illusion of dappled sunlight in gardens beneath shade trees where soils are acidic. Ideal in quantities used as edging or plant 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.|
|Companion Plants||Canna (Canna); Lilyturf (Liriope); Bush Daisy (Euryops); Agapanthus (Agapanthus); Rose (Rosa)|
|Care||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.|
|Lore||In New Zealand, the berries of Dianella are considered bush food by indigenous cultures.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-11
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.