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