Tufted erect herb with many stems to 40 cm tall. Roots are spreading rhizomes. Leaves grey-green, narrow and sometimes hairy. Small bell-shaped flowers (1.5 cm), blue on the inside and yellowish brown outside, are held in loose clusters at the end of stems.
The outside of the bell-like bright blue, five petalled flowers is cream-yellow to brownish. Lower leaves opposite in pairs.
Perennial. Grows mainly on the drier parts of the grassland, on stony rises or escarpments, and woodlands on clay soils, often derived from basalt.
Flowers most of the year.
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia