Common Name: Blue Caladenia, Blue Fairy, Parson-in-the-Pulpit
￼Description: Inflorescence to 15 cm high, usually 1-flowered. Sepals and lateral petals to 2 cm long, the outer surfaces with scattered bluish hairs, the inner surfaces blue (rarely white); dorsal sepal held erect. Labellum ± cuneate, usually 4–8 mm long, to 7 mm wide, 3-lobed, lateral lobes entire and undulate; midlobe entire, recurved. Calli in 2 rows with smooth stalks and clubbed, yellow heads extending almost to tip of midlobe but becoming shorter on midlobe. Column 7–10 mm long, with moderately expanded apical wings and dark bluish blotches; basal glands absent.
Flower colour: Blue with dark blue transverse bands towards the base, the tip often bright yellow
Flowering Time: June to September
Grows where: Sandy Soil
Width: The flower is 20 to 25mm wide
Link to PlantNET New South Wales Flora Online: Blue Caladenia