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Dianella ensifolia

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Dianella ensifolia Cerulean Flax Lily, New Zealand Lilyplant,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Tufting, Upright

Dianella ensifolia exhibits a refreshingly cool appearance of silvery green and creamy-white striped strappy leaves. Forming a dense clump, this variety will provide beautiful colour and form variation amongst dark green. Their ability to tolerate dry conditions and their heat and cold hardiness make them a reliable performer. Grows approx. 50cm x 50cm.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Erosion Control, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Rockery, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Haemodoraceae PacificIslands

Foliage Colour: Green, White, Variegated
Flower Colour: Blue
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Yes

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