Dianella tasmanica ‘Variegata’

Variegated Flax Lily

Boething Treeland Farms grows over 1,200 varieties of trees, shrubs, perennials and specialty plants on ten California nurseries to serve the wholesale landscape and nursery industries throughout the Western United States and beyond.

Plant Type: Perennials / Shrubs

Evergreen-Deciduous: Evergreen

Overall Mature Size: Small

Also Grown As: Bush

Mature Height & Spread: 3-4' x 2-3'

Natural Growth Habit: Clumping

Native To: Australia/New Zealand

Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Water: Medium Water

Flower Color: Blue

Bloom Time: Summer

Special Features: Seacoast Conditions / Shade Tolerant / Variegated Foliage

Container Sizes: #1, #5

Sunset Garden Zones: 8, 9, 14-24

A Bit More

A cheery accent for shady landscapes, Dianella tasmanica ‘Variegata’ has medium-green strap-like leaves with creamy-white colored stripes. Fans of these handsomely variegated leaves grow in a cluster that stands 3-4’ tall and 2-3 wide. In the summer, violet-blue flowers rise up on stalks before turning into unusual purple berries.  Exercise caution, as the berries are thought to be toxic.  This native Australian perennial is naturalized in shady, moist forests, and prefers partial shade and good drainage. Use the leaves and berries of Dianella tasmanica ‘Variegata’ in cut floral arrangements, and plant in masses or as accents in shade or mixed-woodland gardens.

A Bit More

A cheery accent for shady landscapes, Dianella tasmanica ‘Variegata’ has medium-green strap-like leaves with creamy-white colored stripes. Fans of these handsomely variegated leaves grow in a cluster that stands 3-4’ tall and 2-3 wide. In the summer, violet-blue flowers rise up on stalks before turning into unusual purple berries.  Exercise caution, as the berries are thought to be toxic.  This native Australian perennial is naturalized in shady, moist forests, and prefers partial shade and good drainage. Use the leaves and berries of Dianella tasmanica ‘Variegata’ in cut floral arrangements, and plant in masses or as accents in shade or mixed-woodland gardens.