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Caesia calliantha – A Sapphire Of A Lily

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Caesia calliantha aka Blue Grass Lily, Sapphire Grass Lily
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Angiosperms (?)
Class: Monocots (?)
Order: Asparagales
Family: Xanthorrhoeaceae
Subfamily: Hemerocallidoideae
Cromer Conservation Park – September 27th, 2014 – on a mild-warm, sunny day

Photos: Michal Dutkiewicz

When I look at these, I think back to when I used to spend hours looking at rocks, crystals and minerals – These always remind me of Sapphires – The colours are magnificent – They are related to Grass trees (Xanthorrhoea) – There was a time when these and Dianella revoluta were abundant.