Tufted Bluebell

Family: Campanulaceae
Genus: Wahlenbergia
Species: communis
Main Flower Colour: Blue

Description

A vigorous herb with a fleshy, creeping root system. The dark green foliage grows to approximately 30cm tall. Blue bell shaped flowers 15mm across are produced abundantly from Spring to Autumn, reaching approximately 40cm tall. The leaves are narrow and almost hairless. Commonly seen along roadsides, disturbed areas and lightly grazed paddocks.

Flowering start in September and ends in March.

Identification

The main flower colour is blue. Blue bell-shaped flowers, usually with 5 petals on long stems held above soft tufted plant.

Uses

Used in ornamental and rehabilitation plantings.

References

http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Wahlenbergia~communis
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Location

Bio Regions

SEH - South Eastern Highlands

NET - New England Tablelands

Specifics

Roadside, Canberra

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