Lomandra longifolia ‘Empress’
Plant name: Lomandra longifolia 'Empress'
Plant type: the provincial collection (PBR)
Origin: NSW, VIC, QLD, COASTAL AREAS
Cultural notes: Full sun, most soil conditions, fast-growing, long-lived, very hardy.
Maintenance: Remove thatch to promote new growth, slow release fertiliser once a year in spring, water well once a month during drought periods.
Tolerates: Drought conditions and light frosts.
Flowering season: Spring through to summer.
Flower colour: creamy flowers and spike
Foliage colour: Thin green strap-like leaves.
Height: Up to 0.4m
Plant spacing: 30cm apart for mass planting or 50cm apart for specimen planting.
Recommended uses: Ornamental ideal for landscaping, excellent in rockeries, bird attracting berries.
Description: Large perennial tussock grass with a strong architectural shape. Forms dense tussocks of stiff, long flat leaves.