Thelionema caespitosum (formerly syn. Stypandra caespitosum)
Genus Species: Thelionema caespitosum (formerly syn. Stypandra caespitosum )
Common / Product Name: Tufted Blue Lily or Grass Lily
Habit: TUFTS (TF)
Height x Width: .3 – .9m x .2 – .5m
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Adaptable / Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Evergreen: Herbaceous perennial
Flowering: starts: Spring
Flower Colour: Purple
Irrigation: Grows well with a consistent rainfall in areas that are moist.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures are not an issue as it remains dormant until conditions are favourable to shoot away.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Mid 40’s°C for short periods.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.