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Black-anther Flax-lily

image by: 
Kevin Sparrow
Dianella admixta

A clump forming plant with strappy dark green leaves and pendulous blue starry flowers with contrasting  anthers displayed above the foliage. The flowers are followed by oblong shiny blue berries which are edible when ripe. 

Type: 
Wildflower
Height: 
0.5 - 1m
Maintenance: 
Low
Flowering Time: 
Summer
Autumn
Spring
Light: 
Sun
Part Shade
Shade
Water Requirement: 
Low
Tolerates: 
Heavy and Clay soil
Sandy Soil
Lime / Alkaline Soil
Full Coastal Exposure
Some Coastal Exposure
Dry conditions
Acidic Soils
Biodiversity Benefits: 
Birds
Lizard Habitat
Plant Origin: 
Local Native
Natural Occurence: 
Vic/NSW/ACT/Qld/SA/WA/Tas
Bush Tucker Plant: 
Yes

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