Dianella longifolia

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The Dianella longifolia is an evergreen, native grass – features bright green strappy foliage throughout the year and blue flowers that are held above the foliage in late Spring to Summer. As the flower fades in Summer edible blue-purple berries develop.
Common Name/s :  Blueberry lily, Blue Flax lily
Family : Asphodelaceae
Origin : Australia
Habit : Clumping, weeping, spreading
Height : Up to 0.8 – 1.0 in height
Width : Up to 0.5 – 1.0m in width
Growth Rate : Moderate
Foliage : It is strappy leaves that is bright green foliage throughout the year
Flowers : Yes
Flower Description : The flowers are a pale purply-blue held above the foliage and blooms in late Spring to Summer.
Flowers colours : Blue;Purple
Fruit : As the flower fades in Summer edible blue-purple berries develop.
Position : Suitable in full sun to part shaded areas
Common Pest And Diseases : Not known to have any pests and diseases
Soil Type : Suitable for most soil types and in coastal and tropical environments.
Care And Maintenance : This strappy grass requires very low maintenance, they will grow and thrive in almost all Australian conditions and climates, they can be cut back to keep tidy or left to grow on it’s own.
Available Pot Size/s : 140mm

Additional information

Flowers colours

Blue, Purple, Yellow and Gold

Pot Size

140mm, 50mm


Full Sun, Full Sun to Part Shade, Part Shade, Part Sun

Plant Type

Grasses, Native