Thelionema caespitosum – Tufted Lily

This is a lovely clumping plant that has bright starry blue or white flowers borne through spring and summer. It makes a lovely rockery or border plant that also works well in a pot. Remove the dead flowers and associated stems after they have finished.

Family : Phormiaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Grass or grass-like, Clumping perennial, Bulb or bulb-like
Width : 0.3
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer
Soil Type : Sandy, Sandy loam
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Pipe and drain friendly, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Thelionema caespitosum
Common Name : Tufted Lily
Height : 0.5
Flower Color : White, Blue
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden
Light : Sunny
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates heavy frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies