Compact strappy leaved clumping perennial with attractive blue-grey foliage. Tough, drought tolerant low maintenance plant for borders, pots or as an accent plant. Has attractive purple-blue berries in summer.
|Scientific Name:||Dianella caerulea|
|Common Name:||Native Flax|
|Plant Type:||Grass or grass-like|
|Height:||0.3 ~ 0.4 metres|
|Width:||0.4 ~ 0.5 metres|
|Ph Level:||Mildly acid, Neutral, Mildly alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained|
|Special Uses:||Decorative fruit, Erosion control, Fast growing|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Seed eating birds, Lizards|
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