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Products > Dianella revoluta Baby Bliss ['DTN03'] PP18,883
 
Dianella revoluta Baby Bliss ['DTN03'] PP18,883 - Baby Bliss Flax Lily
   

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Grass-like
Family: Phormiaceae (~Xanthorrhoeaceae)
Origin: Australia (Australasia)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Blue Violet
Bloomtime: Spring/Summer
Height: 1-2 feet
Width: 1-2 feet
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Seaside: Yes
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
Dianella revoluta Baby Bliss ['DTN03'] PP18883 (Baby Bliss Flax Lily) - A tight clumping rhizomatous evergreen perennial with uniform fans of 1 inch wide blue-green foliage to 12 to 18 inches tall. In spring and late summer appear the pale violet flowers on slender stems above the foliage that are followed by small green berries. This versatile and easy-to-care-for selection is great for a mass planting in the foreground of a border planting or as a small accent plant in the ground or a pot. Plant in full sun to light shade in most any well-draining soil and irrigate regularly to only occasionally once established. Trials have indicated that this plant tolerates high inland temperatures and winter temperatures to 20F. Can be planted near the beach as it also tolerates salt spray. This selection comes from Australian plant breeder Todd Layt who selected it as a seedling selection of Dianella revoluta 'DR4000' in 1996 at Clarendon, New South Wales, Australia. Baby Bliss differed from its parent plant by having denser and shorter more glaucous foliage. The plant was introduced in the United States by VersaScapes of Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina and is has a US Plant Patent pending.  This description is based on research and observations of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in our nursery garden and in other gardens that we visit. We also incorporate comments received and appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have any additional information about this plant, particularly if they disagree with what we have written or if they have additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Dianella Baby Bliss ['DTN03'] PP18,883.
 
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