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Dianella revoluta 'Revelation' is an easy care grass-like perennial with blue green foliage and numerous spikes of small blue flowers through spring. It grows to around half a metre high and wide, and has underground rhizomes which give added toughness. Plant in full sun to part shade, and suits sandy, loam and clay soils. A good plant for soil stabilisation. Great for massed planting.
Dianella revoluta can suffer disease problems from extended wet periods, but 'Revelation' is more resistant.
Flower colour: blue
Flowering season: spring
Maximum height: 0.5 metres
Minimum height: not specified
Maximum width: 0.5 metres
Minimum width: not specified
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Sand: moist, well-drained.
Over wet conditions can cause root rot
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: not specified.