Extreme Gardening – Dianella

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Here is my Dianella (Dianella tasmanica ‘Varigata’) or Varigated Flax Lily. This is one of those ‘drugstore parking lot’ plants that are really tough. I bought it from ‘the death rack’ at a big box store for fifty cents. I had it in a terracotta pot for a couple of years and pulled it out in June. Put it out of the way and promptly the Dianella slipped my mind.

This plant has sat above ground like this all summer long in South Florida, it has also sent up buds. and looks like it will soon flower! It is in the shade, potless, but still in better shape than while in the pot. I am thinking it will be really happy to be planted and have the perfect spot.

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6 comments on “Extreme Gardening – Dianella

  1. Eliza Waters says:

    Wow, that is amazing. You must get lots of summer rain, and of course, your humidity is legendary. 😉

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  2. Anonymous says:

    I guess it is a really good plant.

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  3. It is a scrappy little thing. It deserves a home.

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