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Dianella tasmanica 'Destiny' (Flax lily, Dianella)

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Angus's Top Gum Trees for Gardens. Angus Stewart's list of the best gum trees (Eucalyptus, Corymbia and Angophora) for Australian gardens.

How to plant. Learn how to plant correctly. Planting correctly will not only get your garden off to a flying start, but it will also ensure that your plants's root systems develop as healthily as possible, maximising their long-term stability.

Plant description

dianella tasmanica destiny

Dianella tasmanica 'Destiny' is a clumping perennial native plant with strikingly variegated white and rich green strappy leaves. It has good frost tolerance, and is an easy care plant. It likes full sun to moderate shade, and does well on sandy to well drained clay soils. The variegated leaves will brighten a garden area. The plant would look good massed planted, as a contrast to other foliage plants, and is great for pot culture.

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: not specified

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.4 metres
Minimum height: not specified

Maximum width: 0.4 metres
Minimum width: not specified

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

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

Fauna attracting?

Not specified.

Climate

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

Soil types & conditions

Loam: moist, well-drained.

Clay: well-drained.

Sand: moist, well-drained.

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.

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