Cassa Blue Flax Lily
Cassa Blue Flax Lily
Dianella caerulea 'DBB03' Plant Patent #17,998Item #9830 USDA Hardiness Zone: 7 - 11
An extremely versatile and easy care dwarf selection with lush blue-green foliage and small violet flower clusters followed by attractive purple berries. Slow growing and clump-forming; doesn't spread widely by rhizomes. An excellent mass planting or border in front of shrubs. Hardy and adaptable, tolerates salt spray and drought. Evergreen.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial shade to full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.Average Landscape Size:Erect foliage clumps reach 1½ to 2 ft. tall, slowly spreading as wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:di-NEL-la see-ROO-lee-uhPlant type:PerennialDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth rate:SlowAverage landscape size:Erect foliage clumps reach 1½ to 2 ft. tall, slowly spreading as wide.Special features:Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Year-round InterestFoliage color:Blue-greenBlooms:SpringFlower color:BlueFlower attributesShowy FlowersPatent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.Design IdeasThe blue foliage is accentuated by a heavy wax layer on the leaf's surface making it attractive, hardy and drought tolerant! Very floriferous, with small violet flower clusters borne on stems sitting just above the foliage in spring.Companion PlantsPhormium (Phormium); Loropetalum (Loropetalum); Mexican Heather (Cuphea); Lilyturf (Liriope); Montbretia (Crocosmia)
- CareCare InformationThrives in average, well-drained soils; tolerates clay, provided a slope or berm for good drainage. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. For a neat appearance, prune old foliage and flower stalks. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.Light Needs:Partial shade to full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.