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Dianella revoluta

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Wantirna
B9, C7
Size: 14cm
Available: 25
$/Unit (EX GST): $5.51 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $6.06 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Dianella revoluta Black Anther Flax Lily, Blueberry Flax Lily, Spreading Flax Lily,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Tufting

Description:
Evergreen tufting perennial with long blue-green leaves that sometimes are red tinged at base of stem. Clumps can spread to 1.5m W. Delicate purple flower spikes appear in spring and sit above the foliage followed by attractive, edible glossy blue berries. A popular all rounder used in mass planting, under story, borders, coastal and woodland plantings.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Bush Tucker, Coastal Garden, Erosion Control, Fire Retardant, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Rockery, Roundabouts / Splitters, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Verge, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Very hardy - tolerates wide range of soil conditions. Edible berries when ripe Use leaves to make cord or baskets No water required once established. Fast growing and long lived.

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Xanthorrhoeaceae Australia

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

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