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Lomandra spicata

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

Description:
Tufting native with lime-green coloured strappy foliage enhanced in Spring and Summer by elegant creamy-yellow blooms followed by orange seeds. Grows approximately 70cm x 70cm. Use to cascade over walls, in pots or mass plant for impact. Good variety for shady areas.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Erosion Control, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Shady Garden, Topiary / Espalier, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Xanthorrhoeaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Cream, Yellow
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
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