Plant name: Lomandra hysterix
Plant type: strappy leaf / native lilies
Origin: NORTH EASTERN NSW, QLD.
Cultural notes: A hardy plant that will grow in full sun or heavy shade. Will tolerate a range of soils but requires ample moisture.
Maintenance: Can be cut back if required.
Tolerates: Toleratant of temporary innundation and moderate frosts.
Flowering season: Spring and Summer.
Flower colour: Cream coloured, sweet smelling flowers are held on branched flower spike just behind the tips of the foliage.
Foliage colour: Foliage is usually bright green, but darker leaved versions can be seen.
Width: up to 1.5m
Height: up to 1.5m
Plant spacing: 100cm apart
Recommended uses: Good soil binder for steep banks. Suitable for mass plantings and borders. Arching foliage can be used to cover unsightly concrete edges. Suitable as an indoor container plant.
Description: Large tufting plant growing to a Height: and Width: of 1.5m. Leave are gracefully arching and usually a bright green.