Twining Fringed Lily
Herb: Twining Fringed Lily
Latin name: Thysanotus patersonii
Edible parts of Twining Fringed Lily:Root - raw or cooked. Australian Aborigines used to roll the whole vine into a ball, roast it in hot ashes and grind it into a green powder that was eaten with gum tree roots.
Description of the plant:
(3 1/4 foot)
Habitat of the herb:Sandy heaths and mallees.
Propagation of Twining Fringed Lily:Seed - sow thinly in spring in a sandy compost in a greenhouse. Grow the seedlings on in the pot for their first growing season and pot them on into individual pots in early spring of the following year. Grow them on for at least another year in a greenhouse before trying them outdoors. Division.
Cultivation of the herb:Sandy heaths and mallees.
Medicinal use of Twining Fringed Lily:None known
Known hazards of Thysanotus patersonii:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.