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Libertia ixioides Highlander

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Libertia ixioides Highlander New Zealand Iris,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Clumping, Dense, Tufting, Upright

An ornamental, herbaceous, perennial grass that has dense and strap like green foliage with a golden mid vein marking. During late spring to summer from erect stems, white iris like flowers appear on mass followed by ornamental berries. Ideal for use as borders and mass planting, gets to 50cm tall x 50cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Embankment, Erosion Control, Feature, Fire Retardant, Foliage Feature / Colour, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Rockery, Roundabouts / Splitters, Verge, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Iridaceae PacificIslands

Foliage Colour: Green, Yellow
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High