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Lomandra confertifolia

Lomandra confertifolia

An dense tufted plant with slender foliage which can vary in colour from bright green to shades of blue, grey and even purple. There are five recognised subspecies of Lomandra confertifolia.
originNSW, Vic, Qld.
cultural notesA hardy fast growing plant adaptable to most soils provided they are well drained. Prefers a sunny position but will tolerate some shade.
toleratesDrought and frost tolerant.
flowering seasonSpring and Summer.
flower colourCreamy white to yellow flower spikes, often hidden among the foliage.
foliage colourLeaves are slender and up to 70cm long. Foliage colour can vary from bright green to blue, grey and purple.
widthup to 1m
heightup to 0.5m
plant spacing50cm apart
recommended usesOften used in mass planting or along borders. Also suitable as a container plant.

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