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Dianella revoluta 'Little Rev' (Native Flax)

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Plant description

Dianella revoluta Little Rev

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Dianella 'Little Rev' is a very compact strappy leaved clumping perennial with attractive blue-grey foliage. A good low maintenance plant that grows from underground rhizomes, making this a hardy plant. Tough and drought tolerant, it is also good for coastal gardens. A good landscaping plant for borders, pots or as an accent plant. Has attractive blue flowers in spring, and purple berries in summer. Best in full sun to light shade. Likes well drained soil and resents waterlogging.

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: 1 metres
Minimum height: 0.5 metres

Maximum width: 0.5 metres
Minimum width: 0.3 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: Good native fertiliser.

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