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Thelionema caespitosum

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Thelionema caespitosum Tufted Lily, Tufted Blue Lily,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Clumping, Dense, Tufting

Description:
Attractive small evergreen clump-forming native perennial with upright, green grass-like leaves and blue or white star-like flowers appearing during Spring and Summer on tall stems. Mass plant for a showy display, use dotted throughout borders or plant in a container. Grows approx. 20-50cm tall x 20-30cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm <30cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, 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:
Phormiaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Blue, Cream, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

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