SpecificationsA tough, attractive, tuft forming Australian native with beautiful blue to purple flowers which resemble Irises. Flowers appear in late spring and early summer. Perfectly suited for the backyard, courtyard or in landscaping. Plant in a sunny position with a moist to wet soil. Tolerates light frost and some seasonal dryness once established. Mulch well to conserve soil moisture and suppress weeds. Fertilise in spring with a slow release fertiliser. Pruning rejuvinates old plants. Patersonia occidentalis can reach a height of 80cm and a width of 30-60cm.
Common Name Purple Flag, Native Iris Plant Type Evergreen, Grasses, Native Australian Plant, Native West Australian Plant, Outdoor, Perennial, Revegetation, Shrub, Strappy Leaf, Verge Range No Dimensions 80cm high x 30-60cm wide Sunlight Full Sun Bird/Wildlife Attracting No Australian Native Yes Deciduous No Evergreen Yes Flower Colour Blue, Purple Foliage Colour Green Flowering Season Spring, Summer Botanical Genus Patersonia Botanical Species occidentalis Flower Type Rotate - Petals Turn Around On An Axis Or Center, Wheel-shaped Foliage Type Strappy Width 60 cm Height 80 cm
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