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Lomandra longifolia Fine Leaf

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Lomandra longifolia Fine Leaf Spiny Head Mat Rush, Basket Grass,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Clumping, Tufting, Upright

Grass-like native with attractive pale green, fine weeping foliage. In summer this plant has an aromatic scented yellow contrasting flower on show. A compact form with a lovely soft appearance. Use as a border plant with its fine, pale foliage gently weeping. A good contrast plant for texture and colour. Can be used as a tub plant.

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

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

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

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Asparagaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: No

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