Dianella caerulea ‘Lithe’
Plant name: Dianella caerulea 'Lithe'
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: 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.