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Thelionoma grande

tufted blue lily

hardy evergreen perennial with strong sculptural foliage and attractive blue star shaped flowers
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originnsw, qld
cultural notesfull sun or part shade, most soil conditions, requires good drainage, fast growing, long lived, very hardy
maintenancemay be pruned to remove spent flower heads in late summer
toleratesdrought conditions
flowering seasonlate spring to early summer
flower colourblue star shaped flowers born on tall flower spikes
foliage colourbroad greenish-blue strap like foliage
heightup to 1.2m
plant spacing50cm apart
recommended usesornamental, ideal for feature plant, excellent in rockeries

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