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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.

Planting Density: 4-6 plants per m², 2-3 plants per linear metre.

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

Some of the top wholesale growers listed below do also sell retail, those marked as Trade Only will not, all others will sell direct to the general public.

Grower Location Phone Email
Hazelbrook Nursery
(Trade Only)
OAKS ESTATE 02 6297 2379
Grower Location Phone Email
Alpine Nurseries
(Trade Only)
DURAL 02 9651 0900
Kathmar Orchids
(Trade Only)
GLENDALE 0429 137 075
Bluedale Wholesale Nursery
(Trade Only)
WAUCHOPE 02 6586 0100
Grower Location Phone Email
Mad About Plants
(Trade Only)
EDMONTON 07 4045 2777
Grower Location Phone Email
Native Plant Wholesalers
(Trade Only)
COMPTON 08 8726 6210
Grower Location Phone Email
Urban Environments
(Trade Only)
BELGRAVE 03 9754 3197
Rodilesa Plant Supplies JUNORTOUN 03 5449 3966
Grower Location Phone Email
Benara Nurseries
(Trade Only)
CARABOODA 08 9561 9000

For retail nurseries and more wholesale growers click here.

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 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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