Blaze™ Dianella tasmanica ‘NPW2’ PBR
- Superior heat tolerance
- Great heat tolerant alternative to Cordylines and Phormiums
- Deep purple foliage for most of the year
Description: Small Dianella with deep purple foliage depending on the climate. Blaze™ Dianella is a great alternative to Cordylines and Phormiums due to its superior heat tolerance.
Size: 40cm high x 40cm wide.
Planting Density: 4-6 plants per m², 2-4 plants per linear metre.
Uses: Roadsides, mass plantings, feature plantings and gardens.
Species: Dianella tasmanica
Position: Tolerates heat, drought and frost, sandy to clay soils. Avoid very poor soils. Full sun, light to heavy shade.
For Sydney and north, light shade to heavy shade only (can use in full sun if near the coast).
Care: Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended).
Ensure crown or base of plant is not below soil or mulch level. Use slow release fertiliser in spring.
Trim older leaves as required and cut back halfway every 3-7 years (will look better with pruning every 3 years, this depends on your requirements).
Where it works: NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA & WA.