Come! Ms. Dunlap will give two talks at the CNPS Conservation Conference Feb. 1-3 in LA!

One regarding a database of 3,700 nectar plants (& how to collect images to benefit pollinators), and the other regarding
a prototypical key incorporating a novel plant identification system that produced an order of magnitude improvement.

Dianella tasmanica ‘Variegata’

Family: Xanthorrhoeaceae

Common name: FLAX LILY

Native to: Southeastern Australia, Tasmania


Type: perennial

Forms: arching, clumping, erect, open form, spreading

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 2.5 feet

Max width: 2.5 feet


blue/green, secondary color present


green, light, secondary color present


Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: part shade

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: loam

USDA Zone: zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +20 to +30 °F

Water: regular

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