Herb: Blue Grass Lily

Latin name: Caesia parviflora

Family: Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Edible parts of Blue Grass Lily:

Root. We have no more details other than that the roots are slightly fleshy.

Description of the plant:


30 cm
(11 3/4 inch)

Habitat of the herb:

Found in a range of open habitats.

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:

Found in a range of open habitats.

Medicinal use of Blue Grass Lily:

None known

Known hazards of Caesia parviflora:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.