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Dianella revoluta 'Baby Bliss' (Native Flax)

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Plant description

Dianella revoluta Baby Bliss

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Dianella revoluta 'Baby Bliss' is a very compact strappy leaved clumping perennial with attractive blue-grey foliage. It has masses of blue and yellow flowers in spring, and attractive purple berries in summer. Grows to around 25 cms high and wide. It is a tough, drought tolerant low maintenance plant for borders, pots or as an accent plant. Grows well in sunny to part shaded positions, and in a wide range of soil types.

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: 0.3 metres
Minimum height: 0.25 metres

Maximum width: 0.3 metres
Minimum width: 0.25 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

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

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: birds.

Climate

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

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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