Blue Grass Lily
Herb: Blue Grass Lily
Latin name: Caesia calliantha
Family: Liliaceae (Lily Family)
Edible parts of Blue Grass Lily:Root. We have no more details other than that the roots are fibrous and grasslike with tubers at their tips.
Description of the plant:
(11 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Loamy soils or open woods in all parts of the country.
Propagation of Blue Grass Lily:Seed - we have no details on this species but suggest that it can be sown as soon as it is ripe in a warm greenhouse. Stored seed should be sown in the spring in a warm greenhouse. Sow the seed thinly and grow the plants on in the seed pot for their first year, giving liquid feeds if necessary. Pot the plants up into individual pots in early spring and grow them on in the greenhouse for a second year before planting them out in early summer. Division.
Cultivation of the herb:Loamy soils or open woods in all parts of the country.
Medicinal use of Blue Grass Lily:None known
Known hazards of Caesia calliantha:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.