Plant name: Wattle mat rush
Plant type: strappy leaf / native lilies
Origin: NSW, VIC, QLD.
Cultural notes: A very hardy plant that will grow in full sun or part shade.
Maintenance: Can be pruned periodically to remove tattered leaf ends.
Tolerates: Drought and frost tolerant.
Flowering season: Spring and Summer
Flower colour: Cream to yellow flowers occur on flower spikes to 30cm long. The female flowers are small globes reminiscent of some wattle flowers.
Foliage colour: Narrow pointed green to blue-green leaves, mostly erect, often with a slight twist.
Width: up to 20m
Height: up to 50m
Plant spacing: 30cm apart
Recommended uses: Useful for mass plantings and along borders or in rockeries. Suitable as a container plant.
Description: 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.