Sunday, November 6, 2011

PAROO LILY Dianella caerulea at Jarowair 05/11/11

This beautiful native lily called the Paroo Lily is another new growth native plant at Jarowair.  I have found it in two locations on our property so far, and its flower is absolutely beautiful.
Paroo Lily at Jarowair 05/11/11 J.G.

Paroo Lily 05/11/11
Dianella caerulea, commonly known as the Blue flax-lily, blueberry lily,[2] or paroo lily,[3] is a perennial herb of the family Xanthorrhoeaceae, subfamily Hemerocallidoideae, found across the eastern states of Australia and Tasmania. It is a herbaceous strappy perennial plant to a metre high, with dark green blade-like leaves to 70 cm long. Blue flowers in spring and summer are followed by indigo-coloured berries.

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