Gardening with Indigenous Plants
Indigenous Plant Use
Identification & Control of Common Weeds
|Botanical Name:||Caesia calliantha 1 synonym: Caesia vittata|
|Common Name:||blue grass-lily|
|Status:||DISABLED: Someone published as Private which won't work and causes problems.|
|Sold As:||Tube ($2.00)|
|Lily, Ground Cover (up to 30 cm)|
|Full Sun, Partial Shade
|10-70 cm x 10-50 cm|
|Foliage:||Narrow flat bluish leaves 8-50 cm x 3-15 mm, shiny green below, upright to spreading. Leaves die off annually after flowering.|
|Flowers:||September-February, Lilac to deep blue star-like|
Tufted perennial herb with fibrous roots ending in thick tubers. Useful Rockery or cottage garden plant, attractive planted in drifts. Flowering is improved with summer moisture.
Found in winter moist, summer dry soils in grassy forests.