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Dianella caerulea ‘Ashika’

Plant name: Dianella caerulea 'Ashika'

Plant type: the provincial collection (PBR)

Origin: NSW, VIC, QLD, COASTAL AREAS

Cultural notes: full sun, most soil conditions, fast growing, long lived, very hardy

Maintenance: may be pruned annually to remove spent flower heads

Tolerates: drought conditions and damp areas

Flowering season: spring through to summer

Flower colour: purple star shaped flowers born on long flower spikes, followed by attractive purple berries

Foliage colour: green strap like leaves

Height: up to 1m

Plant spacing: 30cm apart for mass planting or 50cm apart for specimen planting

Recommended uses: ornamental ideal for landscaping, excellent in rockeries, bird attracting berries

Description: evergreen perennial with attractive star shaped purple flowers