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Dianella tasmanica 'TR20' PBR

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Tasred® Dianella is a tough & reliable strappy leaf plant
    Tasred® Dianella will often get a red base in cold climates, or sometimes even change from green to green with reddish tinges.

    It has a dense tidy appearance with beautiful wide leaves and large purple berries in spring and summer, and is a great alternative to Phormium.

    Tasred® Dianella has great erosion control capabilities strenthenging the soil 215% (2007 Paananen, Layt; Study).
  • Tough, adaptable and reliable
  • Best performing, biggest selling Dianella tasmanica in Australia
  • Great colour contrast with changing foliage
  • Plant Attributes

    • Height Range: 0.3 to 0.5m
    • Spread: 0.3 to 0.5m
    • Position: Full Sun, Shade
    • Growth Habit: Clumping
    • Suitable Climate Zone(s):
      • Arid
      • Temperate
      • Cool

    How to use

    Mass plantings, low water gardens, Japanese style gardens and accent planting

    How it works

    NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA, WA & QLD (only for non humid regions like Toowoomba with free draining soil.)

    Full sun to heavy shade. Tolerates frost and heat. Tasred® Dianella suits sandy, sandy loam and clay soils.

    Avoid very poor soils. For Sydney north Tasred® Dianella is suited to shaded areas only (except for climates like the Blue Mountains)



    Care Instructions

    Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended).

    Ensure crown or base of plant is not below soil or mulch level. If required use slow release fertiliser in spring.

    Trim older leaves as required and cut back halfway every 3-7 years to encourage new growth (will look better with pruning every 3 years, this depends on your requirements).

    General Precautions

    Use in QLD: (only for non humid regions like Toowoomba with free draining soil)