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Dianella caerulea Paroo Petite

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Dianella caerulea Paroo Petite Dwarf Blue Flax Lily, Dwarf Blueberry Lily, Dwarf Paroo Lily,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Tufting, Upright

Description:
Paroo Petite is a selected dwarf form of Dianella caerulea. This unique Australian tuft has lush green miniature strap foliage and dainty purple flowers in early Summer followed by small rich blue berries. Paroo Petite can be useful planted in areas between paving stones, as border plants and for mass planting. This small ground-hugging tuft can be used to great effect in creating a landscape pictorial design. Grows in full sun to shaded positions and is adaptable to most well drained soils.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Rockery, Roundabouts / Splitters, Verge, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Xanthorrhoeaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High
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