A clumping grass-like perennial with beautiful blue-grey narrow foliage, which develops a soft weeping habit. Great as a border or pot plant, mass planted. It has spikes of lightly fragrant yellow flowers in summer. Frost and drought tolerant once established, great for easy care landscaping. If the foliage browns off and becomes untidy, simply cut back to fresh new growth.
|Scientific Name:||Lomandra confertifolia|
|Common Name:||Mat Rush|
|Plant Type:||Grass or grass-like|
|Height:||0.5 ~ 0.6 metres|
|Width:||0.5 ~ 0.6 metres|
|Flower Colour:||Cream, Yellow|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Summer|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Weeping|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Groundcover, Border plant|
|Special Uses:||Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing, Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Other insects, Lizards|
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