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Dianella caerulea

Paroo lily

evergreen perennial with attractive star shaped purple flowers
originnsw, vic, qld, coastal areas
cultural notesfull sun, most soil conditions, fast growing, long lived, very hardy
maintenancemay be pruned annually to remove spent flower heads
toleratesdrought conditions and damp areas
flowering seasonspring through to summer
flower colourpurple star shaped flowers born on long flower spikes, followed by attractive purple berries
foliage colourgreen strap like leaves
heightup to 1m
plant spacing30cm apart for mass planting or 50cm apart for specimen planting
recommended usesornamental ideal for landscaping, excellent in rockeries, bird attracting berries

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