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Lomandra filiformis

Wattle mat rush

A compact perennial rush growing in sparse clumps to 50cm high by 20cm wide. Due to its sparser growth habit, the cream to yellow flowers are more prominent on this species than on other Lomandra species.
originNSW, Vic, Qld.
cultural notesA very hardy plant that will grow in full sun or part shade.
maintenanceCan be pruned periodically to remove tattered leaf ends.
toleratesDrought and frost tolerant.
flowering seasonSpring and Summer
flower colourCream to yellow flowers occur on flower spikes to 30cm long. The female flowers are small globes reminiscent of some wattle flowers.
foliage colourNarrow pointed green to blue-green leaves, mostly erect, often with a slight twist.
widthup to 20m
heightup to 50m
plant spacing30cm apart
recommended usesUseful for mass plantings and along borders or in rockeries. Suitable as a container plant.
plant image creditsCreative Commons License Kurt Stueber

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