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Dianella congesta

Genus Species: Dianella congesta    

Common / Product Name: Coastal Flax Lily

Habit:   TUFTS (TF)

Available Sizes

Height x Width: 0.4 – 0.4m x 0.60 – 0.60m

Pruning:   None Light

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.

Lower Temperatures: Grows best around coastal areas where small amount of frost occurs, will tolerate temperatures as low as -3°C.

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 fertilizer.

Environment:   Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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