Genus Species: Dianella brevicaulis
Common / Product Name: Berry Blue or Coastal Flax Lily
Habit: TUFTS (TF)
Height x Width: 0.3 – 0.5m x 0.30 – 0.50m
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Evergreen: Evergreen rhizomatous perennial
Flowering: starts: Summer
Flower Colour: Purple
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C. Can tolerate higher temperatures over the summer months.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.