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Dianella tasmanica

Genus Species: Dianella tasmanica

Common / Product Name: Tasman Flax – Lily

Habit: TUFTS (TF)

Available Sizes

Height x Width: 0.6 – 1.5m x 0.50 – 2.00m

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: Tolerates temperatures as low as -8°C. Can tolerate snow cover. Grows well as understory planting.

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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