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Dianella revoluta 'Revelation' (Flax lily, Dianella)

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Plant description

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dianella revoluta revelation

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.

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: 0.5 metres
Minimum height: not specified

Maximum width: 0.5 metres
Minimum width: not specified

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

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

Fauna attracting?

Not specified.

Climate

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

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: well-drained.

Sand: moist, well-drained.

Diseases

Over wet conditions can cause root rot

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: not specified.

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