Dianella Emerald Arch has attractive arching leaves that are quite broad and a nice mid green colour. A tough, low maintenance plant for borders, pots or as an accent plant. A good cooler climate plant for southern states, in warmer areas it is best in part shade, but not good in humid climates. Cut back any untidy leaves if necessary.
|Scientific Name:||Dianella tasmanica|
|Common Name:||Native Flax|
|Plant Type:||Grass or grass-like|
|Ph Level:||Mildly acid, Neutral|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix|
|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, Pollution tolerant|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Seed eating birds, Lizards|
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