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Orthrosanthus polystachyus

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Wantirna
A10, Indoor
A10
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Wantirna
A10, Indoor
Size: 14cm
Available: 22
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.72 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $7.39 inc GST
A10
Size: 14cm
Available: 34
$/Unit (EX GST): $5.25 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $5.78 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Orthrosanthus polystachyus 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-purple 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:
Any, Full Sun, Semi Shade, 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, Shady Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Can be cut back to refresh at end of Summer. Remove spent flower heads. Water well in very dry weather. Prefers a semi-shaded position but will tolerate full sun.

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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