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Dianella nigra


Dianella nigra

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
An evergreen perennial herb, forming very tight, compact, dense clumps of dull olive-green slightly drooping leaves. Spikes of nodding small white flowers turn to shiny blue berries. Prefers a site that does not dry out, sun or semi-shade. Tolerates some frost.

 
Genus
Dianella
Species   nigra
Cultivar  

Common name
Blueberry, Turutu

Family name
Xanthorrhoeaceae
Place of origin
New Zealand


DETAILS
Height
40 cm
Width
50 cm
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Needs well drained soil

Moisture
Dry tolerant / Prefers even soil moisture

Exposure
Prefers a semi-shaded site / Tolerates coastal sites / Will tolerate moderate frosts

Indigenous / Sanctuary / Texture

Perennials

Category
Small, height up to 0.6 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a PB 5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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