Size: 5' tall
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Thick clumps of long stiff evergreen leaves with blue flower spikes above. Up to 100 flowers per stem, each with 6 blue petals and yellow anthers. Well-drained soil.
Published in Bot. Mag. 17: 605 in 1802.
Found by Thunberg near Cape Town. Introduced from seed in 1784 in the UK.