Dianella Revoluta "Blue Flax-lily" - BUSH TUCKA - 25 Seeds
“Blue Flax Lily”
Ideal sowing temp: 18-25C
Position: Light Shade to Full Sun; Well Drained.
Preparation: Pre-soak for 24 hours in luke-warm water
Sowing: 3mm deep.
Care: Keep moist but not wet.
Sprouting: 30-90 days.
Known as blueberry lily, blue flax-lily, black anther flax-lily or spreading flax-lily is widely distributed within Australia and grows in extremely variable conditions, predominantly in sclerophyll, woodland and mallee forests. Sometimes a dominant understorey species, it can form large spreading colonies. An erect, hairless, perennial herb with a lifespan of many years, forming clumps and growing from rhizomes underground. Grows to about 1m in height x 1.5m diameter.
Deep purple to blue flowers from spring to summer. The flowers stalks rise on wiry stems from the foliage, frequently exceeding it in height. Often has one flower a day opening which creates longer flowering periods. The fruits are blue to purple and persist for many months after the flowers. Usually round in shape they measure from 4-10mm in diameter and contain 3-4 seeds. It is suitable for most soils, but prefers a well drained soil enriched with leaf mould and compost, and accepts part or full shade. It is very hardy once established, and has a wide moisture and temperature range excluding inland extremes. It is drought and frost resistant and is generally trouble-free.
Birds including parrots are attracted by the fruit.
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****Please note: these are seeds (we are NOT selling these as live plants). Quarantine restrictions and costs prohibit us from selling these seeds to WA, Tas, and Internationally.