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Dianella caerulea 'DC101' PBR

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Lucia™ Dianella is a low growing plant with excellent spread.
    Lucia™ Dianella has deep green foliage with mulberry flower buds in spring. These open to purple flowers that sit high above foliage, followed by purple berries in summer.

    Grows well in coastal and inland climates, may discolour in winter in very cold climates, but handles frosts down to -7°c with minor leaf burn. Multiple rhizome shoots means excellent coverage and quick damage recovery
  • Low growing, excellent spreading Dianella
  • Best spreading Dianella for roadsides/median strips, very good recovery
  • Low cost ground cover option at 4 - 6 plants per square metre
  • Plant Attributes

    • Height Range: 0.3 to 0.5m
    • Spread: 0.3 to 0.5m
    • Position: Full Sun, Semi Shade
    • Growth Habit: Groundcover/Prostrate
    • Plant Use(s): Mass Planting
    • Suitable Climate Zone(s):
      • Tropical
      • Subtropical
      • Arid
      • Temperate
      • Cool
    • Flowering Time(s): Spring
    • Flower Colour: Purple
    • Plant Type: Groundcovers

    How to use

    Mass planting for roadsides, median strips and borders

    Video

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=saskWWC3YUM

    How it works

    QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA & WA.

    Full sun to part shade. Tolerates drought & frost. Lucia™ Dianella suits sandy loam to clay soils. Avoid very poor soils

    Care Instructions

    Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended, but will handle any well composted mulch).

    Ensure crown or base of plant is not below soil or mulch level. If required use slow release fertiliser in spring.

    If required cut back to half the height every 4-8 years (will look better with pruning every 4 years, this depends on your requirements).

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