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Purple Flag

Purple flag is an easy-to-grow, clumping grass with grey-green leaves and showy, purple flowers.

Small Plants Grass-like Perennial Suitable for Pots Waterwise Birds Flowers

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Noongar Name: Komma

Scientific Name: Patersonia occidentalis 

Performance: Easy to grow

Size: Perennial with a maximum height up to 50cm

Flower: Purple

Flowering Time: Djilba – Kambarang (Sep – Oct)

Natural Distribution: Grows locally in the Perth region

Growing at a Glance

See Growing Guide for more detail

Position: Adaptable to sunny and light-shade positions

Watering: Benefits from supplementary watering when in bloom.

Feeding: Will benefit from some supplementary feeding.

Pruning: Generally not needed.

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This provides habitat for Invertebrates


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