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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.
Flower colour: blue
Flowering season: spring winter
Maximum height: 0.4 metres
Minimum height: not specified
Maximum width: 0.6 metres
Minimum width: not specified
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: Insects.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical, tropical.
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Sand: moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 5.5-7.5
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.