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Dianella (Flax Lily)

Dianella, commonly known as flax lily or Tasmanian sword lily, is a versatile and visually appealing plant known for its strappy foliage and delicate flowers. With its attractive blue-green leaves, Dianella thrives in a range of garden settings, adding texture, color, and a touch of sophistication to both formal and informal landscapes.

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With various colors and growth patterns to choose from there is sure to be a Flax Lily suitable for your needs. We offer a wide selection of Dianella plants that are grown, pulled and packed with care. Flax lilies are clump forming ornamental grasses whose mature height reaches anywhere from 1 foot to 3 feet in height and width. There are various species with varying foliage; solid greens such as Clarity Blue™ Dianella or variegated, Dianella Silver Streak.

Flax Lily Uses

Straplike perennial foliage provides color and texture to any space year-round in many locations. Common uses include being used as accent plantings, groundcover or borders along sidewalks. Are you looking for the perfect plant for a container near an entry or would just like to add some fresh greenery to an interior space? This fast grower works well indoors too!

Flax Lily Planting and Care

What is the best light for Dianella?

In arid regions with dry summers plant Flax Lily in full shade and with milder summers, partial shade may be more suitable. The Flax Lily is ideal for USDA zones 9 - 11, but in lower zones can be grown as a houseplant.

What is the best soil for Dianella?

Soil that is well draining and high in sand and loam will allow your plant to remain healthy and thrive. Poor soil is not much of an issue as this plant and is relatively carefree.

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