Genus Species: Diplarrena moraea
Common / Product Name: Butterfly Flag
Habit: TUFTS (TF)
Height x Width: 0.3 – 0.6m x 0.50 – 1.00m
Pruning: None Light
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Evergreen: Rhizomatous perennial
Flowering: starts: Spring
Flower Colour: White
Irrigation: Yes water during dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Grows best around coastal areas as understory planting where naturally protected by frost, will tolerate temperatures as low as -5°C.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C. Planted in shaded areas with cool root run.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.