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Dianella laevis (syn.longifolia)

Genus Species: Dianella laevis (syn.longifolia)    

Common / Product Name: Pale or Smooth Flax Lily

Habit:   TUFTS (TF)

Available Sizes

Height x Width: 0.8 – 0.8m x 1.00 – 1.00m

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 in full sunlight and will tolerate temperatures as low as -7°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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