Dianella Flax Lily Latin Name: dianella tasmanica 'Variegata'
The Basics This durable, grass-like perennial has green and white-stripped foliage accented in winter and spring with small, blue flowers on wiry stems followed by blueberry like fruit. Its spreading growth habit reaches 4 feet tall (4-5 feet wide). Best performs as a specimen, container plant, ground cover, and border plant.
The Needs Amount of Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat; Drought tolerant Soil Conditions: Adaptable to a variety of soils; Prefers dry, well-drained soil Cold Hardiness Zone: 8-11
The Care This adaptable evergreen shrub needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Pruning old foliage is recommended to maintain a well-groomed appearance.