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DIANELLA caerulea 'Cassa Blue'

Compact upright habit. Blue glaucous leaves and small purple flowers
Further Reading....

 

  • Evergreen - broadly lance-shaped, keeled, stiff leaves with rough margins
  • Height - 60cm (24in)
  • Spread - 30cm (12in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - rhizomatous perennial. Tufted perennial. Flowers are followed by spherical, shiny, blue berries
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun - shelter from cold winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - trouble free
  • Place of origin - eastern Australia, New Guinea
  • Flower Shape - Panicles - - to 30cm (12in) long
  • Star-shaped - pendent flowers 1-2cm (½-¾in) long, with conspicuous anthers
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Patio / pot plants -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - moderately fertile. Humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
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Dianella - Growing Guide
60cm (24in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Watering Can
  30cm (12in)
 

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