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Dianella caerulea 'Breeze' (Native Flax)

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Helpful articles

Planning your garden. Learn how to design a garden using a step-by-step approach.

Top ten native plants. Native plant specialist Angus Stewart's top ten native Australian plants.

Dealing with possums in the garden.

Combating too much rain - 8 top tips
. Tips for the gardener on how to cope with lots of rain.

Plant description

Dianella caerulea Breeze

Dianella caerulea Breeze 2

Dianella 'Breeze' is a strappy leaved clumping perennial with bright green foliage. It has delicate sprays of blue flowers in spring, followed by blue berries. Tough, drought tolerant low maintenance plant for borders, pots or as an accent plant. It spreads from underground rhizomes to create a great ground covering clump. If the foliage needs tidying, it can be cut back hard to regrow from the rhizomes. Plant in full sun to partial shade. Use on most soil types. Tolerates cold, humidity and periods of dryness.

Further reading: Top ten native plants and Best natives for pots and small gardens (articles written by native plant expert and horticulturalist Angus Stewart).

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: blue
Flowering season: spring

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.7 metres
Minimum height: 0.7 metres

Maximum width: 0.7 metres
Minimum width: 0.7 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: birds.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: dry, moist, well-drained.

Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: not specified.

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