SMOOTH FLAX-LILY (Dianella longifolia) 'Bush Tucker Plant Seeds'
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This Australian native plant is a great addition to any garden. Highly drought and frost tolerant, this bush-tucker plant is easy to grow and requires minimal maintenance. Enjoy its attractive foliage year-round.
Hardy, easily maintained grass-like wildflower. 80cm x 50cm, needs well drained soils. Clumping.
Attracts native birds and insects.
Cultural use: Indigenous peoples used for making plaited baskets and roots boiled & drunk as medicine.
- Soil TextureClay, Loam, Sand
- pHAcidic, Alkaline, Neutral
- ToleratesLime, Moderate frost, Fire
Bush food: Dark blue to purple berries are edible when ripe. Berries sweet and juicy (slightly gritty). Great addition to fruit salad.
Germination: usually occurs within 2-16 weeks.
Low germination rate - may be increased by smoke, scarification (lightly rub seed with sandpaper) or soaking in water for 24 hours.
Temperatures over 18-20°C may inhibit germination.