Wahlenbergia stricta ‘White Mist’ – Flax Lily


Wahlenbergia ‘White Mist’ is a grass-like, clumping perennial with delightful pure white flowers highlighting the bright green foliage. It blooms mainly in spring and summer, and once established, is very hardy and maintanance free. A good plant for borders, rockeries, flower gardens and containers.

Scientific Name:Wahlenbergia stricta
Common Name:Flax Lily
Other Common Names:Australian Bluebell
Plant Type:Grass or grass-like, Clumping perennial
Height:0.3 ~ 0.6 metres
Width:0.3 ~ 0.4 metres
Flower Colour:White
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer, Autumn
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Saline
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Indoor, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Cold climate, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid
Light:Sunny, Light shade, Half shade, Heavy shade
Growth Habit:Dense foliage
Lifespan:Perennial, Short lived
Soil Moisture:Moist moderate drainage, Boggy poorly drained
Propagation Method:Division
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Border plant
Special Uses:Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Other insects, Mammals



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