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Indigenous Plants Indigenous Plant Use Identification & Control
of Common Weeds
|Botanical Name:||Wahlenbergia gracilis|
|Common Name:||Australian Bluebell , Sprawling Bluebell|
|Sold As:||Tube ($2.00)|
|Ground Cover (up to 30 cm), Low Growing Shrub (30 cm to 1 m), Butterfly Attracting, Insect Attracting|
|Full Sun, Partial Shade
Moist, Wet, Well Drained
|10-60 cm x 0.3-1 m|
|Foliage:||Scattered narrow leaves 3-70 mm x 1-10 mm, leaves at base often paired, broader and toothed.|
|Flowers:||Tiny soft bell-shaped Blue with white style flowers to the end of stems. Petals are edible, September-February|
|Erect to sprawling tufted perennial herb, many-branched from a few basal stems. Plants often die back in summer to a thick taproot. Dainty little herb which will seed freely in some gardens. Spreads readily. Nectar for butterflies.|