Touch-sensitive container plant - Grower #50 Michelle Benson

6 Mar 2021 8:30 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Stylidium graminifolium Grass Trigger Plant


A beautiful little tufted grass leaf-like plant with flowers having a unique trigger mechanism for depositing pollen on a visiting insect.

Ideal as a feature pot plant and a great talking point. They are known as 'trigger plants' because of the unique, sensitive flower column which is triggered by insect visitors.

The trigger remains cocked until an insect probes the flower and then springs upwards and deposits pollen on the head or back of the insect which then transfers the pollen to another flower.

Why not see what other unique small treasures Michelle, Grower #50, has for you while you browse around the Autumn Plants Market.

For low-priced native plants and expert advice come along to our Autumn Native Plants Market on Saturday 24 April, 9am-3pm in Samford Valley, Brisbane. We'll be at 'The Barn', 38 Showgrounds Drive, Highvale.
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