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                    Florasource, Ltd® is proud to represent TUFFY PLANTS, SuperTuff® plugs to the professional landscape trade. 
These are  a collection of ornamental grass-like Lomadra & Dianella cultivars that, unlike many ornamental grasses, 
have been bred with the following characteristics in mind:
 
    • LOW MAINTENANCE GRASS-LIKE
    • DROUGHT & HEAT TOLERANCE
    • SALT & FROST TOLERANCE
    • FULL SUN to HEAVY SHADE APPLICATIONS
    • INFREQUENT PRUNING
    • INTERESTING SHAPES & SIZES
    •         COMMERCIAL LANDSCAPES to HOME GARDENS
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Super Tough plug, TUFFY PLANTS start with disease free tissue culture plantlets that are rooted in a 45mm x 100mm eco-friendly Ellepot (TM) plugs. These Veriflora-certified plugs are made with DEGRADABLE paper and filled with growing media.

 

This system allows for maximum root penetration, which translates into less transplant shock, quicker landscape establishment and fewer losses.
 
Super Tough plug, TUFFY PLANTS are a great low-cost alternative to traditional 1 gallon grasses, enabling mass plantings. In addition there are no pots to dispose of later. Save time, money and the planet!

VARIETIES INCLUDE:

 

Dianella caerulea Becca™ 'DCNCO'

Dianella caerulea Casa Blue™ 'DBB03'

Dianella caerulea King Alfred™ 'JOHN316'

Dianella caerulea Little Becca™ 'DCMP01'

Dianella revoluta Baby Bliss™ 'DTN03'

Dianella revoluta Little Rev™ 'DR5000'

Dianella tasmanica Tazred™ 'TR20'

Lomandra hystrix Katie Belles™ 'LHBYF'

Lomandra hystrix TropicBelle™ 'LHCOM'

Lomandra longifolia Breeze™ 'LM300'

Lomandra longifolia 'Katrinus Deluxe'

 

• Dianella caerulea BECCA
Dianella caerulea BECCA
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LEAF:
  • Bright green foliage
  • Medium-textured, strappy leaf blades
HABIT:
  • 2-2.5 ft H x 2 ft W; Zone 8-11; Evergreen in 8b
  • Clumped to slowly spreading perennial, weeping habit
APPLICATIONS:
  • Commercial & Streetscaping
  • Group, Border or Specimen Plantings
  • Water-wise Home Gardens
BLOOM: 
  • Clusters of small purple flowers
  • Borne on branched peduncles above foliage
NOTES:
  • Likes: Dry conditions, Free-draining soil, Full sun
  • Dislikes: High moisture, and temps above 20 degrees F

Drought tolerant, heat tolerant, frost tolerant
 
• Dianella caerulea CASSA BLUE™
Dianella caerulea CASSA BLUE
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LEAF:
  • Glaucous, blue-gray foliage
  • Broad-textured, strappy leaves

HABIT:

  • 2 ft H x 1.5 ft W
  • Clumping perennial with and upright habit
  • Zone 7b-11; Evergreen to Zone 8

APPLICATIONS:

  • Commercial & Streetscaping
  • Group, Border or Specimen Plantings
  • Water-wise Home Gardens

BLOOM:

  • Clusters of small purple flowers
  • Borne on branched peduncles above foliage

NOTES:

  • Likes: Dry conditions, Free-draining soil, Full sun
  • Dislikes: High moisture, heavy mulching

Drought tolerant, heat tolerant, frost tolerant, salt tolerant

                        
• Dianella caerulea KING ALFRED ™
Dianella caerulea KING ALFRED ™
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LEAF:
  • Blue-green, soft foliage
  • Medium-textured, strappy leaves

HABIT:

  • 2.5 ft H x 2 ft W
  • Clumping perennial with and upright habit
  • Zone 8-11; Evergreen to Zone 9

APPLICATIONS:

  • Commercial & Streetscaping
  • Group, Border or Specimen Plantings
  • Water-wise Home Gardens
  • EROSION CONTROL!

BLOOM:

  • Clusters of small purple flowers
  • Borne on branched peduncles above foliage

NOTES:

  • Likes: Dry conditions, Free-draining soil, Full sun
  • Dislikes: High moisture, heavy mulching and shade

Drought tolerant, heat tolerant, great for erosion control

• Dianella caerulea LITTLE BECCA™

Dianella caerulea LITTLE BECCA™
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LEAF:
  • Bright to dark green, soft foliage
  • Medium-textured, strappy leaves
HABIT:
  • 2 ft H x 1.5 ft W
  • Clumping to spreading perennial with mounding habit
  • Zone 8-11; Evergreen to Zone 9

APPLICATIONS:

  • Commercial & Streetscaping
  • Group, Border or Specimen Plantings
  • Water-wise Home Gardens
  • EROSION CONTROL!

BLOOM:

  • Clusters of small purple flowers
  • Borne on branched peduncles above foliage

NOTES:

  • Likes: Moist conditions, Free-draining soil, Full sun
  • Dislikes: Shade, escessive cold weather

Drought tolerant, heat tolerant, great for mass plantings
• Dianella revoluta BABY BLISS™
Dianella revoluta BABY BLISS
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LEAF:
  • Highly glaucous, gray-blue foliage
  • Medium-textured, strappy leaf blades
HABIT:
  • 1.5 ft H x 1-1.5 ft W
  • Tufting perennial with an upright arched habit
  • Moderate growth rate
  • Zone 8-11; Evergreen in 8b
APPLICATIONS:
  • Water-wise containers
  • Group, Border or Specimen Plantings
  • Home Gardens
BLOOM:
  • Clusters of small violet flowers
  • Borne on branched peduncles above foliage
NOTES:
  • Likes: Dry conditions, Free-draining soil, Full sun
  • Dislikes: High moisture, and temps above 20 degrees F

Drought tolerant, heat tolerant, beautiful foliage

• Dianella revoluta LITTLE REV™

Dianella revoluta LITTLE REV
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LEAF:
  • Blue-green, sword-like foliage
  • Highly glaucous, particularly in dry environments
HABIT:
  • 1.5-2 ft H x 1.5 ft W, shorter in the sun
  • Clumping to spreading perennial with mounding habit
  • Zone 8-11; Evergreen to Zone 9

APPLICATIONS:

  • Commercial & Streetscape
  • Group, Border or Specimen Plantings
  • Water-wise Home Garden
  • Can be used in containers

BLOOM:

  • Clusters of small purple flowers
  • Borne on branched peduncles above foliage
  • Lighter bloom than other Dianella

NOTES:

  • Likes: Dry conditions, Free-draining soil, Full/filtered sun
  • Dislikes: Humidity, Over irrigations, Planting too deep

Drought tolerant, heat tolerant, great for mass plantings
• Dianella tasmanica TASRED™
Dianella tasmanica TAS RED
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LEAF:
  • Lime green in full sun, dark green in shade
  • In cooler months, hues of maroon and red become pronunced and radiate up from the crown through the foliage
HABIT:
  • 1.5 ft H x 1.5 ft W, taller in shade
  • Clumping to slow spreading perennial with an arched habit in full sun to weeping in shade.
  • Zone 7b-11; Evergreen to Zone 8

APPLICATIONS:

  • Commercial & Streetscaping
  • Group, Border or Specimen Plantings
  • Shady locations in water-wise Home Gardens
  • Can be used in containers

BLOOM:

  • Clusters of small purple flowers
  • Borne on branched peduncles above foliage
  • Much larger berries than other Dianella

NOTES:

  • Likes: Dry conditions, Free-draining soil, Full sun to shade
  • Dislikes: Humidity, Over irrigations, Planting too deep

Drought tolerant, heat tolerant, great for mass plantings

• Lomandra longifolia KATIE BELLES™

Lomandra longifolia KATIE BELLES
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LEAF:
  • Grassy foliage, pine-green in sunny locations deep green in shade
  • Broad, strappy foliage
HABIT:
  • 4 ft H x 4 ft W
  • Tufting grass with and arched to weeping habit
  • Matures slowly; up to 2 years to "settle in"
  • Zone 8-11; Evergreen to Zone 8b

APPLICATIONS:

  • Commercial & Streetscaping
  • Mass, Group, or Specimen Plantings
  • Home Gardens
  • Retention Ponds, Bioswales, Water Features

BLOOM:

  • Large yellow-orange flower spikes that sit above foliage in late spring; very fragrant
  • Blooming is light until plants are established usually in 2nd year

NOTES:

  • Likes: Moist soils; Filtered sun to moderate shade
  • Dislikes: Full sun and temps below 20 degrees F

Moisture tolerant, large, fragrant flower spikes.

• Lomandra longifolia TROPICBELLE™

Lomandra longifolia TROPICBELLE
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LEAF:
  • Grassy foliage, pine-green in sunny locations deep green in shade
  • Broad, strappy foliage

HABIT:

  • 4 ft H x 4 ft W
  • Tufting grass with and arched to weeping habit
  • Matures slowly; up to 2 years to "settle in"
  • Zone 8-11; Evergreen to Zone 8b

APPLICATIONS:

  • Commercial & Streetscaping
  • Mass, Group, or Specimen Planting 
  • Home Gardens
  • Very Large Planters

BLOOM:

  • Yellow-orange, highly branched flower spikes that sit slightly above the foliage in late spring, lighlty fragrant. 
  • Blooms lightly until plants are established usually in 2nd year

NOTES:

  • Likes: Moist soils; Filtered sun to moderate shade
  • Dislikes: Full sun and temps below 20 degrees F

Moisture tolerant,frost tolerant, attractive flower spikes

• Lomandra longifolia BREEZE™

Lomandra longifolia BREEZE
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LEAF:
  • Grassy foliage, pine-green in sunny locations deep green in shade
HABIT:
  • 3 ft H x 3 ft W
  • Tufting grass with and arched to weeping habit
  • Matures slowly, almost indeterminate growth
  • Zone 7b-11; Evergreen to Zone 8

APPLICATIONS:

  • Commercial & Streetscaping
  • Mass, Group, or Specimen Plantings
  • Home Gardens
  • Containers, Large Planters

BLOOM:

  • Yellow-orange flower spikes that sit above foliage in late spring
NOTES:
  • Likes: Well drained soils; Filtered sun to heavy shade
  • Dislikes: Overwatering and temps below 15 degrees F

Drought tolerant, frost tolerant, salt tolerant, deer resistant.

• Lomandra longifolia KATRINUS DELUXE™

Lomandra longifolia KATRINUS DELUXE
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LEAF:
  • Grassy foliage, pine-green in sunny locations deep green in shade
  • Foliage is broader than that of Lomandra BREEZE

HABIT:

  • 3 ft H x 3 ft H
  • Tufting grass with and arched to weeping habit
  • Quick to establish and mature
  • Zone 7b-11; Evergreen to Zone 8

APPLICATIONS:

  • Commercial & Streetscaping
  • Mass, Group, or Specimen Plantings
  • Home Gardens
  • Very Large Planters

BLOOM:

  • Creamy yellow spike inflorescence that sits slightly above the foliage in spring

NOTES:

  • Likes: Well drained soils; Filtered sun to heavy shade
  • Dislikes: Overwatering and temps below 15 degrees F

Drought tolerant,frost tolerant, salt tolerant, deer resistant