Dianella ensifolia hybrid ‘Silver Streak’

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Description

The Silver Streak is a variegated compact variety of Dianella with lovely white-striped foliage. It is a clumping perennial with grey-green and white, striped, strappy leaves. Clusters of blue flowers appear on spikes in spring and summer and are held above the leaves. These are followed by shiny, dark blueberries. Excellent to be used as a colour contrast on your garden bed or planter boxes. Ideally used for mass planting and more formal landscape designs. Prefers a sunny position in well-drained soil. Tolerant of dry periods and light frost.

Common Name/s : Flax lily

Family : Xanthorrhoeaceae

Origin : Australian

Habit : Compact, Strappy

Height : Up to 1.0m in height

Width : Up to 1.0m in width

Growth Rate : Medium

Foliage : This variety has lovely white-striped foliage. Ideal for adding brightness to a dark shaded area of the garden, sprucing up borders and in mass plantings.

Flowers : Yes

Flower Description : Clusters of blue flowers appear on spikes in spring and summer and are held above the leaves.

Flowers colours : Blue; Purple

Fruit : Shiny dark blueberries are formed once the flowers have fallen

Position : Suitable in full sun to part shade

Common Pest And Diseases : Not known to have any pests or diseases

Soil Type : Suitable to be planted in well-drained to dry clay loam sandy or gravelly soils neutral to low acid pH

Care And Maintenance : Remove dead foliage to neaten appearance if required. Likes plenty of water.

Pot Size : 140mm

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