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Lomandra hystrix Tropic Cascade PBR

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Lomandra hystrix Tropic Cascade PBR Slender Mat Rush, LHWP,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Tufting

This Lomandra hystrix has large fragrant yellow male flowers and will not produce seed. Tropic Cascade is well suited to tropical and sub tropical regions, is drought tolerant and can handle periods of wet feet. It has survived a period of -4° Celcius so it can handle moderate frosts. Tropic Cascade is a good erosion control option as it strengthens the soil 159%. See research for more information. It will grow to 60-80cm tall x 60-80cm wide (maintains a smaller height when cut back every 3-4 years).

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

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

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

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Xanthorrhoeaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Cream
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: No

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