Australian morning flower Orthrosanthus multiflorus

Australian morning flower


O. multiflorus is a clump-forming herbaceous perennial, to 60cm tall, with narrow, upright then arching, grass-like leaves. Loose, upright spikes of pale blue to violet blue, saucer-shaped flowers are produced in late spring and early summer

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Australian morning flower

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.5-1 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    No pruning needed

  • bambooSoil

    Sand, SoilLoam

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders City & Courtyard Gardens Gravel Garden Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants Mediterranean Climate Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate from seed (indoors) sown at 13-18°C or by division, in spring

  • insectPests

    Generally trouble free

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally trouble free