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Dianella Genus

Flax lily

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH7.0 to 5.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Description

Dianella genus (Flax lily). These are evergreen, summer-flowering perennials.

Characteristics

Perennials, Evergreens, Grass-likes

Origin

E.Africa, E.Asia, W.Pacific and Australasia.

Cultivation

They are frost tender to half hardy. It is suitable for outdoors only in mild areas and elsewhere will require a cold greenhouse or frame. They will need a sunny position with well drained, neutral to acidic soil.

Propagation

You can propagate by division or seed in the spring.

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