Lomandra confertifolia ‘Wingarra’ – Mat Rush

 

A clumping grass-like perennial with beautiful blue-grey narrow foliage. It has spikes of yellow flowers in summer. Great as a border or pot plant, and for massed planting. It likes a well drained situation in clay loam to sandy loam, sunny position.

Scientific Name:Lomandra confertifolia
Family:Lomandraceae
Common Name:Mat Rush
Plant Type:Ground cover, Grass or grass-like
Height:0.3 ~ 0.4 metres
Width:0.3 ~ 0.4 metres
Flower Colour:Cream
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Poolside, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Border plant
Special Uses:Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Other insects, Lizards

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for this plant.