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Dianella revoluta 'Petite Marie' (Native Flax)

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Helpful articles

Angus's Top Gum Trees for Gardens. Angus Stewart's list of the best gum trees (Eucalyptus, Corymbia and Angophora) for Australian gardens.

Growing Grevilleas. Learn how to grow grevilleas in your garden.

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

Winter Flowering Plants for the Garden. No Australian garden need be free of flowers in winter. Read this article to learn about some great winter flowering plants.

Plant description

Dianella 'Petite Marie' is a very compact clumping perennial with attractive green strappy leaves. A decidely tough, drought tolerant and low maintenance plant for landscaping use. Great for borders, massed plantings, pots or as an accent plant. Has attractive pale blue to white flowers in spring and glossy purple berries in summer. Best in full sun to part shade, and in well drained soils of most 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: 0.4 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: not specified.

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