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Shrubby Dampiera

Dampiera dysantha, the Shrubby Dampiera, is an undershrub in the family Goodeniaceae. The species grows to 70 cm high.

The flowers are blue, or occasionally white to lilac and are covered on the outside with grey and rusty hairs. These generally appear between September and October in its native range.

This is a native Australian plant and widespread.  It occurs in Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia. It flowers mainly between August and November.

The featured photograph was taken in Wedderburn, Vic where it is plentiful in the bush, often in large patches.

Detailed information has been sourced from Wikipedia and VicFlora websites.


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