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Lomandra confertifolia rubiginosa Crackerjack

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Lomandra confertifolia rubiginosa Crackerjack Mat Rush,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Spherical, Tufting

Wonderful, soft native tufting plant with blue new season growth that matures to green. With flowers positioned deep in the foliage it is well suited to high pedestrian areas and is child friendly, as there is little danger from getting spiked by drying flowers. The fine leaves of Crackerjack sway gracefully in the wind, which creates the feeling of a soft, whimsical element, contrasting perfectly with hard paved surfaces. Grows approx 70cm tall x 1m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Erosion Control, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Verge, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prefers well drained soils. Likes sunny to partly shaded positions. Very good in dry conditions and tolerates moderate frosts. Source: © 2014 Sprint Horticulture Pty Ltd

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

Family Name: Origin:
Asparagaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Blue, Green
Flower Colour: Cream
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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