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Lomandra longifolia

Genus Species: Lomandra longifolia    

Common / Product Name: Spiny – Headed Mat Rush

Habit:   TUFTS (TF)

Available Sizes
  Tube14cm

Height x Width: 0.6 – 0.6m x 1.00 – 1.00m

Pruning:   None

Frost Tolerance:   High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Medium / Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   Medium

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Rhizomatous perennial

Flowering:  starts: Summer

Flower Colour:   Golden

Irrigation:   No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: High to medium frost tolerance temperatures as low as -7°C. As a perennial this plant can become dormant until conditions are suitable for new growth.

Upper Temperatures: Tolerates periods of dry spells with temperatures extending from Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C for short spells.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

Environment:   Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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