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Dianella caerulea 'Goddess' (Native Flax)

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Plant description

Dianella Goddess

Dianella 'Goddess' is a strappy leaved clumping perennial with dark green foliage. Tough, drought tolerant low maintenance plant for borders, pots or as an accent plant. Has attractive round blue berries in summer, which follow on from sprays of delicate blue flowers in spring. The foliage can be used in cut flower work. Suits most climates, from cool temperate to tropical.

Further reading: Top ten native plants and Best natives for pots and small gardens (articles written by native plant expert and horticulturalist Angus Stewart).

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: blue
Flowering season: spring

Plant size

Maximum height: 1 metres
Minimum height: 1 metres

Maximum width: 1 metres
Minimum width: 1 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Butterflies, birds.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical, tropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: dry, moist, well-drained.

Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.

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