Common name: Black-anthered Flax lily
Height: 0.5-1m
Width: 0.4 – 0.6m

Description: Green, strappy foliage. Blue flowers with yellow to black anthers.  Don’t dieback at all – form solid clumps which gradually spread.

Growing and distribution: Very widespread coverage of all soil types from coast to high rainfall hills.  Can be used as a good edge plant for paths etc.

Beneficial Attributes: Aboriginal people use the leaves in basketry and eat the slightly tart fruits and roots. Food source for birds, lizards, butterflies and insects. Attracts native bees.