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Dianella caerulea ‘Lithe’

Plant name: Dianella caerulea 'Lithe'

Plant type: the provincial collection (PBR)


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

Maintenance: remove thatch to promote new growth, slow release fertiliser once a year in spring, water well once a month during drought periods

Tolerates: drought conditions and light frosts

Flowering season: spring through to summer

Flower colour: magenta flowers that turn to mauve with blue berries.

Foliage colour: green strap like leaves

Height: up to 0.6m

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