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Dianella atraxis

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Dianella atraxis Northern Flax Lily, Blue Flax Lily
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Tufting, Weeping

Description:
Flax like clumping native with weeping, strappy leaves. Purple, star-shaped flowers spotted throughout the year followed by purple berries. Great for shady areas. Grows up to 1m H x 20cm W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m <30cm

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade Any

Landscape Use(s)
Bush Tucker, Foliage Feature / Colour, Groundcover, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Rockery, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Phormiaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Blue, Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: All Year
Fruit: Yes

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