Lomandra longifolia ‘Easy As’ – Lomandra

An easy care and very dense growing lime green Lomandra that has proven to be as tough as nails for both garden and landscaping work. The fine foliage grows into a symmetrical clump which is very ground covering, self mulching and deterring weed growth. Tolerant of heavy frost and drought, it likes a well drained soils. Best in acid to neutral soil, from sub tropical to cool climates. If it becomes untidy, simply cut back hard to encourage fresh new growth, wear gloves to avoid scratches from leaf edges. The seeds are edible.

Family:Asparagaceae
Scientific Name:Lomandra longifolia
Cultivar:Easy As
Common Name:Lomandra
Other Common Names:Mat Rush
Plant Type:Ground cover, Grass or grass-like, Clumping perennial
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, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cold climate, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates heavy frost, Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Border plant
Special Uses:Edible, Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Seed eating birds, Other insects, Lizards

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Most nurseries stock a good range of plants, but due to space and supplies, they may not always have the plant that you are searching for in stock. If they don’t, they may be able to order it in for you if you request it.
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The Wildflower Place Erina – NSW 

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

Newcastle Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

IndigiGrow- Sydney- NSW

 

Harvest Seeds And Native Plant Nursery – Sydney – NSW

 

Cool Country Natives – ACT

 

Geelong Native Plants – Victoria

 

Wimmera Native Nursery – Victoria

 

Zanthorrea Nursery – Perth WA

 

Manuka Native Nursery – South Australia

 

MAIL ORDER NURSERIES –

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – mail order

 

The Native Shop – mail order

 


 

 

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