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Strappy Leaf Plant Varieties

The United Kingdom has become a warmer and drier region with hotter summers, yet this is coupled with wet, cold winters. These strappy leaf plants are now the choice plant for these conditions.

Emerald Arch – Dianella Tasmanica 'DT23'

Ornamental Flax Lily
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, this plant grows to a height of 45cm by 45cm.

Emerald Arch is suitable for shade or full sun. It is an ideal choice to create a tropical feel in a landscape, using a very cold hardy plant.

Environment
A section of naturally widespread Australian Flax Lily native, with low water requirements.

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
Best suited to cooler or temperate regions also extending to moderately warmer regions with the correct care. 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.