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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)

Available Sizes
  Tube14cm

Height x Width: .3 – .9m x .2 – .5m

Pruning:   None

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.

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