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  • Dianella longifolia

    Dianella longifolia (di-a-NELL-a)

    Common Names: Blue flax/blueberry/flax/smooth flax lily

    Derivation of the name:

    Dianella: is the diminutive of Diana, the Roman goddess of hunting and queen of the woods and the original species was found in the woods of a French province;

    longifolia: from Latin “longus” long or extended and “folium” a leaf, referring to the plant’s long leaves.