The King of soil erosion control
Blue foliage dianella with low maintenance requeriments and very versatile in both, public and private gardening. This plant is part of our Smart Greens series; a collection of low maintenance plants for efficient gardening.
Dianella caerulea is a perennial herb originally from easten part of Australia and Tasmania and very well recognized for it's use in landscaping. King Alfred has one of the highest ever recorded soil strengthering capabilities of any plant. In recent study, it made the soil more than 752% stronger.
Trim back to base every 1-2 years to promote new and dense foliage
City gardens, Outdoor garden, Roof garden,
Special blue foliage with slightly serrated leaves and nice & decorative shape with upright habit.
Use in your garden to provide a mass of bluish-green color without maintenance needs. Use in public landscape projects to solve adverse conditions like lack of water or erosion problems. It tolerates a wide variety of soil types.
King Alfred offer's a good solution for two landscaping problems: lack of water (drought tolerant) and erosion control in slopes or depressed areas. Underground roots and rhizomes ensure excellent erosion control capabilities and survival on natural rainfall conditions.