Blue Squill

Family: Asparagaceae
Genus: Chamaescilla
Species: corymbosa var. corymbosa
Main Flower Colour: Blue


Chamaescilla corymbosa var. corymbosa is an ephemeral (ie short lived) herb. Linear, strap shaped leaves grow from a tuber. Flowers about 2cm across have 6 tepals, although the outer 3 are slightly narrower than the inner 3.

Flowering start in July and ends in December.


The main flower colour is blue. Currently placed in the Family Asparagaceae. The species name describes the arrangement of the flowers on the flower stems.


The tubers were eaten by aborigines.

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Bio Regions

Geraldton Sandplains (GES)

Region Specifics

east of Jurien Bay

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