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Dianella amoena Big Blue

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Dianella amoena Big Blue Matted Flax Lily,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Tufting

Dianella Big Blue is a tuft forming plant that produces long strappy leaves up to 75cm long; a gorgeous blue-green colour, that will pop amongst your other plants. During spring it produces purple flowers followed by shiny blue-purple berries. It has low water requirements once established. Ideal as a border plant or dotted throughout your garden. Looks magnificent in a feature pot. Information & Images courtesy of Austraflora.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Foliage Feature / Colour, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Rockery, Container / Pot, Native Garden

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Phormiaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Blue, Green
Flower Colour: Blue, Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: High