Feature Plant

Purple Flag

(Patersonia occidentalis)

Purple flag is a perennial herbaceous plant that is endemic to Western Australia. The Noongar name for the plant is komma.

 This tufted rhizomatous plant typically grows to aheight of 0.75 to 1.5 metres and a width of less than 0.5 metres. It blooms between August and December producing purple flowers.

Photo: Florabase