Project Description

Alternative Names:

  • Turutu
  • Blueberry
  • Inkberry

A New Zealand native, Dianella nigra is noted for its magnificent bright blue berries that arise during summer from small inconspicuous white flowers with yellow stamens. The berries when squeezed produce an ink-like juice hence it is sometimes called Inkberry.


  • Median Height: 0.5m tall x 1m wide