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Blue Flax Lily berries Dianella caerulea is a native species here in Australia. <br />
It forms mats 1.5 m high and spreading to 1.5 m across. The stems are erect with leaves long and strap like, growing to 75 cm long with rough edges. <br />
The flowers are star shaped, blue and in loose clusters at the ends of branches. The fruit are shiny blue/purple berries as seen here and 7-12 mm in diameter and edible.  Asphodelaceae,Australia,Blue Flax Lily,Blue flax-lily,Blueberry Lily,Daniella caerulea,Dianella caerulea,Geotagged,Macro,Paroo Lily,Perennial,Spring,berries,botany,plant Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Blue Flax Lily berries

Dianella caerulea is a native species here in Australia.
It forms mats 1.5 m high and spreading to 1.5 m across. The stems are erect with leaves long and strap like, growing to 75 cm long with rough edges.
The flowers are star shaped, blue and in loose clusters at the ends of branches. The fruit are shiny blue/purple berries as seen here and 7-12 mm in diameter and edible.

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  1. The fruits are so vibrant! Posted 7 days ago
  2. beautiful! Posted 19 hrs ago

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''Dianella caerulea'', commonly known as the blue flax-lily, blueberry lily, or paroo lily, is a perennial herb of the family Asphodelaceae, subfamily Hemerocallidoideae, found across the eastern states of Australia and Tasmania. It is a herbaceous strappy perennial plant to a metre high, with dark green blade-like leaves to 70 cm long. Blue flowers in spring and summer are followed by indigo-coloured berries. It adapts readily to cultivation and is commonly seen in Australian gardens and amenities.. more

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Uploaded Jan 11, 2019. Captured Nov 9, 2018 10:38 in Myamblah Crescent Reserve, Myamblah Cres, Merewether NSW 2291, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/10.0
  • 1/99s
  • ISO200
  • 100mm