Dianella nigra
NEW ZEALAND BLUEBERRY, TURUTU
Xanthorrhoeaceae-Hemerocallidoideae

 
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Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9b-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, light frost
0.5m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

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Flowers: blue or white

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: flushed bronze in the sun

Ornamental Fruit: blue berry
 
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Dianella nigra
NEW ZEALAND BLUEBERRY, TURUTU
Xanthorrhoeaceae-Hemerocallidoideae

 

Photo coming
  Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9b-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, light frost
0.5m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

FEATURES

Flowers: blue or white

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: flushed bronze in the sun

Ornamental Fruit: blue berry


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean, oriental, coastal & cottage designs

Uses: informal edging, mass planting, border, soil binding, poolside

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: bird attracting






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