Lomandra filiformis ‘Savanna Blue’ – Mat Rush

 

An easy care clumping grass-like perennial with attractive blue narrow foliage . Great as a border or pot plant and for smaller gardens. Good in sunny to part shaded spots in a wide range of soil types, best with good drainage. Tolerant of frost and dryness once established. Easy to prune back if the leaves suffer from browning.

Scientific Name:Lomandra filiformis
Family:Lomandraceae
Common Name:Mat Rush
Plant Type:Grass or grass-like
Height:0.3 ~ 0.4 metres
Width:0.3 ~ 0.4 metres
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Poolside, Container growing, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Plant Usage:Groundcover, 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.