Thysanotus patersonii: 'Twining Fringe Lily'

Family: Asparagaceae
Genus: Thysanotus
Species: patersonii subsp. manglesianus
Main Flower Colour: Purple


Perennial climber: Roots tuberous: Leaves annual but infrequent: Delicate flowers have three distinctly fringed petals held upon short branches. Flowers and stems dieback to regrow in Winter. Difficult to find unless in flower.

Flowering start in July and ends in November.


The main flower colour is purple.


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Bio Regions

Jarrah Forest (JAF), Victorian Midlands (VIM), Australian Alps (AUA), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Avon Wheatbelt (AVW), Mallee (MAL), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Riverina (RIV), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South East Corner (SEC), Southern Volcanic Plain (SVP), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), Yalgoo (YAL)

Region Specifics

Widespread across Southern Australia into Central NSW.

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