Foliage First Plants
EMERALD ARCH™ is an ornamental Dianella with broad arching leaves
Dianella tasmanica 'DT23' PVR
Emerald Arch is an ornamental flax lily distinguished by its majestic arching leaves. Flowering in the middle of spring and bearing a delicate blue yellow show of flowers, these landscape gardening plants grow to a heiaght of 45cm by 45cm.
Emerald Arch is suitable for shade and full sun, and grows well in most parts of New Zealand. It is an ideal choice to create a tropical feel in a landscape, using a very cold hardy plant.
Description: Ornamental flax lily distinguished by its grand broad arching leaves. Flowering in mid-spring bearing a delicate blue and yellow show of flowers. Grows to 45cm in height by 45cm wide.
Uses: A hardy versatile plant whose broad arching leaves create a tropical feel in the garden situation. Ideal as a foliage plant, mass planting, accent gardens, and low water requirement situations.
Position: Grows well in most parts of New Zealand, including regions that get to minus 10 degrees. Tolerates heavy shade to full sun.
Care: In cool to temperate zones simply remove older leaves annually, use a fungicide if required. When planting, ensure Emerald Arch is planted no deeper than existing soil level to prevent covering the crown of the plant. Do not cover base of the plant with mulch or soil.