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Orthrosanthus multiflorus Blue Hue

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Orthrosanthus multiflorus Blue Hue Morning Iris, Morning Flag,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Tufting

Description:
Native evergreen grass with a densely tufting habit. Green strappy leaved foliage grows to approx 80cm tall and pretty blue flowers appear in Spring and throughout the Summer months. Great for borders, cottage themes, coastal gardens and as a potted feature.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Formal Garden, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Iridaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Blue
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High
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