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Lomandra confertifolia Blue Steel

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Lomandra confertifolia Blue Steel Mat Rush,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Tufting

Description:
Attractive native tufting perennial with arching blue foliage. High tolerances towards wind, salt spray, poor soils and drought. Small cream flowers are held within the foliage during summer. Very versatile, this grass is great for mass planting, borders, driveways and courtyards. Suitable for mass planting in public spaces. Grows approx. 40cm H x 40cm W.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Rockery, Roundabouts / Splitters, Verge, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Asparagaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Blue
Flower Colour: Cream
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High
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