Stylidium Little Sapphire - Ozbreed Landscape Gardening Plants

Foliage First Plants

The United Kingdom has become a warmer and drier region with hotter summers, yet this is coupled with wet, cold winters. These strappy leaf plants are now the choice plant for these conditions.

LITTLE SAPPHIRE™

Stylidium graminifolium 'ST116' CPVR

Stylidium Little Sapphire Description: Striking blue foliage tussock that gives the appearance of a miniature grass.

This elegant trigger plant bears exquisite deep pink flowers elevated just above the foliage. This is a shorter lived plant then others in the range, but they often live for 2 or 3 years, depending where in the UK you are?.

Uses: Gardens, borders and mass plantings. An excellent under planting in lightly shaded areas. Suitable for grassy and flowering gardens.

Stylidium Little Sapphire Position: Tolerates a wide range of soils and withstands both dry and wet conditions. Frost cold and drought tolerant. Prefers full sun or part shade.

Care: Use a slow release fertiliser. Trim old flower spikes after flowering.

Interesting facts: When the flower trigger is activated by an insect, it swings up and deposits pollen on the insects back.