Plant Care Tasman Flax-Lily

Tasman Flax-Lily

About Tasman Flax-Lily

Tasman Flax-Lily is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.


Dianella tasmanica

Also known as

Tasmanian flax-lily and Flax Lily

How to care for Tasman Flax-Lily


How often to water your Tasman Flax-Lily

Water needs for Tasman Flax-Lily
0.5 cups
every 9

Tasman 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 Tasman Flax-Lily

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Tasman Flax-Lily in your home

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

Tasman 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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Tasman Flax-Lily in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Tasman Flax-Lily

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Tasman 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 Tasman Flax-Lily after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Tasman Flax-Lily is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Tasman Flax-Lily

Tasman Flax-Lily

Tasman 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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