Genus Species: Dianella congesta
Common / Product Name: Coastal Flax Lily
Habit: TUFTS (TF)
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.