Flower stem to 1.2 m tall, usually branched. Flower stems to 10 cm tall with 2-3 delicate drooping pink or mauve flowers which are solitary in leaf axils. Three crinkled petals and three narrower sepals to 14 mm long. Fine flat grass-like bluish leaves in a tuft at the base. Globular seed capsule has three compartments when broken.
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Single flowers arise from a small leaflike bract on the flowerstems. Flowers are usually erect with a chocolate scent. They are distinguished by hairless purple stamens with a yellow base.
Perennial. Moist, well-drained and often rocky sites. Full sun or semi shade. Most lilies regenerate each year from tubers or tuberous root stock.
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia