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Dianella tasmanica Splice

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Dianella tasmanica Splice Tasman Flax Lily,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Tufting, Upright

Dianella Splice is a form selected for it striking new pink foliage maturing to a unique tallow and lime variegation that will brighten up any corner of the garden! Splice is a slow spreading variety that grows in clumps. It is perfect for narrow spaces such as along the side of the house, is ideal for native style gardens and looks fantastic when planted up in containers. The tough as nails nature of this variety also makes it superb for planting under existing trees where other plants find it difficult to establish. Grows approx. 60cm tall x 60cm wide.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Erosion Control, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Rockery, Roundabouts / Splitters, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Verge, 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:
Liliaceae Australia

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

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