Flowers and leaves. Australian Plant Image Index, photo: Murray Fagg, Arid Lands Botanic Garden, Port Augusta, SA

Shrub. Photo: Arthur Chapman, Mt Kundip, WA

Shrub. Australian Plant Image Index, photo: Peter Ollerenshaw, Mt Ragged, WA

Common Name

Lavender Blue-flower, Lavender Halgania, Smooth Halgania




Aromatic shrub to 1.3m tall.  Leaves alternating up the stems, 1-3cm long, 2-7mm wide, flat, the upper surface shiny and sticky, the lower surface hairy, margins curved under, with rounded tips.  Flowers blue, with a short tube and 5 lobes, in loose clusters at the tops of the stems.

Description and photo (as Halgania lavandulacea) in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 567

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