Flax lily

Dianella Caerulea
Dianella Caerulea
Latin Name: Dianella Caerulea
Moisture/Zone: water occasionally
Flower Colour: Blue or mauve
Growth Speed: Medium
Foliage Type: Evergreen
Foliage Colour: Green or variegated
Position: Sun or shade

The flax lily is a small evergreen, tufting perennial with green or variegated strap like leaves, compressed into flat fans, forming spreading patches. Flowers and fruit appear over summer the flower varying in colour between light and dark blue to mauve with fruit being a rich translucent purple or cobalt, Very hardy and long lived once established. Many new hybrids are now available. Height 40 to 50 cm.