Blue Flax-Lily

Family: Phormiaceae
Genus: Dianella
Species: revoluta
Main Flower Colour: Purple


Perennial herb to 1 m high, tufted and solitary, or mat-forming; roots fibrous.

Leaves to 85 cm long; sheath conduplicate, ± completely occluded; blade 4–12 mm wide.

Inflorescence exceeding foliage; cymules expanded, 2–9-flowered. Perianth mid to dark blue or violet; outer tepals 5.5–10 mm long, 5–7-veined; inner tepals 5.2–9.5 mm long, 5-veined. Stamens with filament swellings 0.6–2.3 mm long, yellow; anthers pale brown to almost black.

Berry 4–10 mm long.

Flowering start in August and ends in December.


The main flower colour is purple.

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