Stylidium graminifolium ‘Little Saphire’ – Trigger Plant

A dwarf, tufting perennial herb with striking blue foliage topped by deep pink trigger flowers which have a fascinating explosive action loved by kids. Great for rockeries, borders and mass plantings as well as for pots.

Another great Stylidium is ‘Tiny Trina’

Family : Stylidiaceae
Cultivar Name: Little Saphire
Plant Type : Grass or grass-like
Width : 0.4
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Pipe and drain friendly, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Stylidium graminifolium
Common Name : Trigger Plant
Height : 0.5
Flower Color : Pink
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Coastal garden
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies