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  • Dianella caerulea

    Dianella caerulea (di-a-NELL-a)

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

    Derivation of the name:

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

    caerulea: from Latin “caeruleus”, the deep blue of the Mediterranean sky at midday, referring to the colour of the berries.