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Wahlenbergia stricta

tall bluebell

tufted/ trailing plant attractive purple flowers
originnsw, act, vic, qld, tas, sa
cultural notesfull sun, poor soils, very hardy
maintenanceprune to remove spent flower heads
toleratesfrost, drought conditions
flowering seasonspring to summer
flower coloursmall star shaped purple flowers
foliage coloursmall soft green leaves at base
heightup to 0.4m
plant spacing10cm apart
recommended usesrockeries, mass plantings, pots, hanging baskets and as a substitute lawn
plant image creditsCreative Commons License Ian Sutton

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