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Dianella 'Emerald Arch' is a very compact strappy leaved clumping perennial with attractive arching foliage that is the distinctive feature of this cultivar.Tough, low maintenance plant for borders, pots or as an accent plant. It has small blue flowers in spring, followed by attractive purple berries in summer. Grows from underground rhizomes, which make the plant resistant to dry periods. If the leaves become untidy, then the plant can be cut back hard to rejuvenate.
Flower colour: blue
Flowering season: spring
Maximum height: 0.4 metres
Minimum height: 0.4 metres
Maximum width: 0.4 metres
Minimum width: 0.4 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: birds.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate.
Clay: not suitable.
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: not specified.