Dianella Caerulea 'DCMP01' Little Jess
Common Name: Dianella Little Jess
Pot Size: 95mm / .55 lt pot
Plant Height: 40cm
Plant Spread: 60cm
Plant Rate: 60cm centres for weed control
Geographic Region: Selectively bred australian native. A form of Dianella caerulea.
DWARF & COMPACT; Only grows to about half the height of many forms of Dianella caerulea, this makes it a great roadside plant or front layering plant for your garden. Glossy green foliage to approximately 40cm, with elevated bluish-purple flowers in Spring, followed by attractive purple berries.
TOUGH; Dianella caerulea is known as one of the most drought tolerant, adaptable native plants.
LOW MAINTENANCE; An estimated trimming of once every 8 years, makes this about the lowest maintenance plants there is. As Little Jess has very short, compact canes, it will not fall over like common Dianella caerulea which generally has long canes.
Position : Tolerates a wide range of soils and climatic requirements. Suited to full sun, as well as shady positions. Very hardy, exhibiting excellent drought and frost tolerance. Little Jess is even more drought tolerant than Breeze and other Dianella caeruleas.
Uses: Mass planting, Japanese style gardens, accent plant, foliage or grassy gardens. Low water requirement gardens, roadsides etc.