Tufted Bluebell

Family: Campanulaceae
Genus: Wahlenbergia
Species: communis
Main Flower Colour: Blue


A vigorous herb with a fleshy, creeping root system. The dark green foliage grows to approximately 30cm tall. Blue bell shaped flowers 15mm across are produced abundantly from Spring to Autumn, reaching approximately 40cm tall. The leaves are narrow and almost hairless. Commonly seen along roadsides, disturbed areas and lightly grazed paddocks.

Flowering start in September and ends in March.


The main flower colour is blue. Blue bell-shaped flowers, usually with 5 petals on long stems held above soft tufted plant.


Used in ornamental and rehabilitation plantings.


http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Wahlenbergia~communisCreated: 01 May 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Bio Regions

South Eastern Highlands (SEH), New England Tablelands (NET)

Region Specifics

Roadside, Canberra

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