Wahlenbergia stricta ‘Blue Mist’ – Native Bluebell

Dwarf, tufted, herbaceous perennial with small leaves and stunning double royal blue flowers. A great rockery or border plant that is also good for hanging baskets and pots as well. Does well in a wide range of soils.

Family:Campanulaceae
Scientific Name:Wahlenbergia stricta
Cultivar:Blue Mist
Common Name:Native Bluebell
Plant Type:Grass or grass-like
Height:0.3 ~ 0.4 metres
Width:0.3 ~ 0.4 metres
Flower Colour:Blue
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer, Autumn
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid
Light:Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Feature plant, Border plant
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies

 

 


 

WHERE TO GET YOUR PLANT

 

Once you have found the plant that you want, the next step is to find where to get it. Visit or ring your favourite nursery to see if they have it in stock. If they don’t, they may be able to order it in for you.  Specialist nurseries are also able to give great advice, and if they don’t have the plant you want, they can often suggest an alternative to you. Below is a list of our favourite specialist nurseries, and some who do mail order. Click on the links for their details-

 

The Wildflower Place Erina – NSW 

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

Newcastle Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

Cool Country Natives – ACT

 

Geelong Native Plants – Victoria

 

Wimmera Native Nursery – Victoria

 

Zanthorrea Nursery – Perth WA

 

Manuka Native Nursery – South Australia

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – mail order

 

The Native Shop – mail order

 


 

 

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants.