Orthrosanthus laxus or Morning Iris has incredibly lovely pale Wedgwood blue star like flowers appearing above thin blue-green iris-like leaves. Here in Hampshire this plant has proved hardy, despite being native to Australia.
Grow in moderately fertile, well-drained, humus-rich and moist soil in full sun. Shelter may be required in colder more exposed locations.
Uses: Drought Resistant, Gravel Garden, Flower borders and beds, Prairie Planting or Cut Flowers.
Pruning \ Aftercare : Remove faded flower stems to promote re-growth