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Lomandra longifolia ‘lush green’

Plant name: Lomandra ‘lush green’

Plant type: strappy leaf / native lilies

Plant pdf: Download the product detail sheet

Origin: NSW, Vic, Qld, WA, SA, Tas.

Cultural notes: Fast growing, very hardy and long lived. Will grow in full sun or part shade in most soil conditions.

Maintenance: May be pruned to reduce thatch and promote new growth.

Tolerates: High drought tolerance and frost hardy, damp conditions and occasional flooding.

Flowering season: Spring through to Summer

Flower colour: Small clusters of cream to yellow perfumed bracts on flower spikes. The heavily scented nectar on flowers can attract pollinating beetles

Foliage colour: Tough narrow arching glossy green strap-like leaves 40-100cm long. Foliage on the ‘Lush green’ cultivar is a more vibrant green than on other varieties. The leaf bases are broad and the tips are prominantly toothed.

Width: up to 1.2m

Height: up to 0.8m

Plant spacing: 50cm apart

Recommended uses: Specimen or mass planting, rockeries, indoor or outdoor container plant, often used in median strip or roadside plantings. The leaves provide a safe habitat for lizards and other small animals.

Description: Large perennial tussock grass with strong architectural shape. Forms dense tussocks of stiff, long flat leaves. Foliage on the 'Lush green' cultivar is a more vibrant green than on other varieties.