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LUCIA™ Dianella caerulea 'DC101' PBR

LUCIA™ Dianella is ideal for mass planting on roadsides, median strips and borders

Lucia™ Dianella caerulea ‘DC101’ PBR

  • Low growing, excellent spreading Dianella
  • Best spreading Dianella for roadsides/median strips, very good recovery
  • Low cost ground cover option at 4 – 6 plants per square metre.

Description: Lucia™ Dianella has deep green foliage with mulberry flower buds in spring. These open to purple flowers that sit high above foliage, followed by purple berries in summer. Grows well in coastal and inland climates, may discolour in winter in very cold climates, but handles frosts down to -7°c with minor leaf burn. Multiple rhizome shoots means excellent coverage and quick damage recovery.

Lucia™ Dianella is a good erosion control option as it strengthens the soil 433.75%. See research for more information.

Size: 30 – 40cm high x 50 cm wide.

Uses: Mass planting for roadsides, median strips and borders.

Position: Full sun to part shade. Tolerates drought & frost. Lucia™ Dianella suits sandy loam to clay soils. Avoid very poor soils.

Care: Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended, but will handle any well composted mulch). Ensure crown or base of plant is not below soil or mulch level. If required use slow release fertiliser in spring. If required cut back to half the height every 4-8 years (will look better with pruning every 4 years, this depends on your requirements).

Where it works: QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA & WA.

Top Lucia Wholesale Growers

Grower Location Phone Email
Andreasen’s Green Nursery  KEMP’S CREEK 02 9826 1911 email
Bluedale Enterprises  WAUCHOPE 02 6586 0100 email
Botanica/Abulk Nurseries  SILVERDALE 02 4774 2811 email
Burbank Nurseries KANGY ANGY 02 4352 1071 email
Diversity / Kenthurst Nursery  KENTHURST 02 9654 1410 email
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Hazelbrook Nursery  OAKS ESTATE 02 6297 2379 email
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Prestige Plants  WHITTLESEA 03 5786 2036 email
Rodilesa Plants  JUNORTOUN 03 5449 3966 email
Tall Trees Nursery  BALNARRING 03 5983 0166 email
Urban Environments  BELGRAVE 03 9754 3197 email
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Mad About Plants  EDMONTON 07 4045 2777 email
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Benara Nurseries  CARABOODA 08 9405 0000 email
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Coromandel Native Nursery  COROMANDEL EAST 0404 663 357 email
Native Plant Wholesalers  MT GAMBIER 08 8726 6210 email
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Cloverlea Nursery Pty Ltd  SOMERSET 03 6435 0090 email

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GROWER KNOWLEDGE:
This website gives general information for the states/regions in Australia. For local information on which plants work in your area contact your local grower. Local grower knowledge is vital, this website is no substitute.

HEIGHTS:
Heights shown on the website are for general gardening conditions. In well maintained gardens, some plants will get taller.

Explore our range of flax lilies including Dianella caerulea, Dianella revoluta, Dianella prunina, and Dianella tasmanica on our Dianella plants page.

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