Plant Care Blue Flax-Lily

Blue Flax-Lily

Also known as

blueberry-lily, pale flax-lily and smooth flax-lily


Dianella longifolia

How to care for Blue Flax-Lily


How often to water your Blue Flax-Lily

Water needs for Blue Flax-Lily
0.5 cups
every 9

Blue Flax-Lily needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Blue Flax-Lily

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Blue Flax-Lily in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Blue Flax-Lily: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Blue Flax-Lily may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Blue Flax-Lily

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Blue Flax-Lily: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Blue Flax-Lily after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Blue Flax-Lily

Blue Flax-Lily

Blue Flax-Lily

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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