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Blue Flax
Dianella caerulea
Hardy plant with long, strappy leaves that grows to 45 centimetres. Blue flowers on branched spikes appear in spring. Bright blue berries occur after flowering. Prefers a sunny position in well-drained soil.
Width
0.5 to 1m
Height
0.5 to 1m
Category
Perennial
Water Needs
900 to 1400mm
Light Needs
Sun,Semi-shade
Maintenance
Low
Bore water Tolerance
Yes
Frost Tolerance
Medium
Greywater Tolerance
Unknown
Edible
Unknown
Perfume
Unknown
Aromatic
Unknown
Colours
Flower Colour
Blue
Foliage Colour
Dark Green
Climate Zones
Dry Subtropical Dry Tropical Humid Subtropical Humid Tropical Temperate
Soil Type
Loam Sand
Abcission (when it makes a mess eg. drops leaves)
Evergreen
Attracts
Lizards Birds
Image License
"Dianella caerulea" by HankyHelper is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0