Commelina cyanea

Commelina cyanea

Scurvy Weed

Trailing perennial herb, generally prostrate with fleshy stems 1-2 m long. Bright blue bee-attracting flowers in summer and early autumn. Sunny or partly-shaded position in moist soil. Called ‘scurvy weed’ as it was used by early European settlers to avoid or alleviate scurvy. A colourful Australian native addition to the garden and a great weed suppressant.

Availability is dependent on seed collection. 


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22 Blackbutt Road Port Macquarie.
(inside the National Parks & Wildlife Services Compound)

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