Flax Lily


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Product images are for reference; the delivered plant will look different depending on the gallon chosen. Height estimates are overall. Ball of Ground price is starting from and depends on height. Ball of Ground heights are estimates; call to know sizes we have available.

Originating from Australia, the Flax Lily, or Dianella, is a versatile perennial known for its graceful, strap-like foliage and vibrant berry-like fruits. Often used as an ornamental grass alternative, its delicate blue or purple flowers and subsequent eye-catching berries offer multi-seasonal interest. Flax Lily has a moderate growth rate, typically forming clumps that reach heights of 2-3 feet and similar widths. While it can tolerate a range of lighting conditions, Flax Lily prefers partial shade, especially in hotter climates. In cooler regions, it can handle more sunlight, but protection from the harshest midday rays is beneficial. Established Flax Lilies are relatively drought-tolerant but perform best with consistent moisture. Overly wet conditions should be avoided. The slender, arching leaves of the Flax Lily are often green but can come in variegated forms with streaks of yellow or white. In late spring to early summer, the plant produces stalks adorned with small, starry blue or purple flowers. These blooms give way to vibrant blue or purple berries that provide an attractive contrast to the foliage. The Flax Lily’s blend of structural and ornamental beauty makes it a favored choice for borders, container plantings, and massed ground covers. Whether employed as an accent or a foundational plant, the Flax Lily brings a touch of elegance and a hint of the wild to both gardens and urban landscapes.

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