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botanical name:
Dianella caerulea
Dianella caerulea © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Blue Flax Lily, Paroo Lily
family:  Hemerocallidaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.75m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
fruit colour: violet
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -6°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
description:
Tufted, clump-forming evergreen perennial with grassy strap-shaped leaves. Sprays of small star-shaped blue flowers with yellow anthers, on wiry stems in late spring, followed by showy violet-purple berries.

cultivation:
Well drained, light neutral to acid soil in full sun. Not very cold hardy and needs a mild climate or warm sheltered position.

propagation:
From seed or by division

other notes:
From New South Wales, Australia
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