Chamaescilla corymbosa (R.Br.) Benth.

Blue Star Lily

Perennial herb with tuberous roots. Leaves several, basal, linear, flat on the ground. Inflorescence to about 20 cm, bracts reduced. Flowers several, solitary per floral bract, erect to spreading; spring. Tepals to 10 mm long, spreading, bright blue, inner 3 slightly broader; anthers yellow.

Southern Australia and Tas.

Grown in full sun to light shade on well drained soils.

Source: Conran, J. (2005). Laxmanniaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Lilianae
order      Asparagales
family       Asparagaceae
genus        Chamaescilla Benth.