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Dianella caerulea 'Lucia' (Dianella, Blue flax lily, Paroo lily)

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Plant description

dianella caerulea lucia blue flaxlily

dianella caerulea lucia dianella

Dianella caerulea 'Lucia' is a perennial clumping plant. It is one of the best performing Dianella cultivars currently on the market. It forms a short dense carpet of deep green foliage, with sprays of small purple blue flowers in late winter to early spring. It is an ideal and economical ground cover plant. It is an easy care plant that is rarely troubled by pests or diseases.  Lucia is a great in-fill plant for mass planted gardens whether native or ornamental. It is also a good container plant.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: blue
Flowering season: spring winter

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.4 metres
Minimum height: not specified

Maximum width: 0.6 metres
Minimum width: not specified

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

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

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Insects.

Climate

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

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: well-drained.

Sand: moist, well-drained.

Soil pH: 5.5-7.5

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.

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