Lomandra longifolia ‘Fine N Dandy’

A tough and hardy and very adaptable perennial which needs little care once established and suits most soils, from sandy to clay types. Upright and dense growth habit with spikes of scented yellow flowers within the foliage in spring and summer. This selection of Lomandra longifolia has finer foliage. Very drought and cold tolerant, not troubled by pests or disease. Also great for coastal gardens. The fibrous root system is good for bank stabilisation.

Family:Xanthorrhoeaceae
Scientific Name:Lomandra longifolia
Cultivar:Fine N Dandy
Common Name:Lomandra
Other Common Names:Mat Rush
Plant Type:Clumping perennial
Height:1 ~ 1.5 metre
Width:1 ~ 1.5 metre
Flower Colour:Yellow
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Indoor, Container growing, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate
Light:Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Column-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Border plant
Special Uses:Erosion control

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WHERE TO GET YOUR PLANT

 

Once you have found the plant that you want, the next step is to find where to get it. Visit or ring your favourite nursery to see if they have it in stock. If they don’t, they may be able to order it in for you.  Specialist nurseries are also able to give great advice, and if they don’t have the plant you want, they can often suggest an alternative to you. Below is a list of our favourite specialist nurseries, and some who do mail order. Click on the links for their details-

 

The Wildflower Place Erina – NSW 

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

Newcastle Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

Cool Country Natives – ACT

 

Geelong Native Plants – Victoria

 

Wimmera Native Nursery – Victoria

 

Zanthorrea Nursery – Perth WA

 

Manuka Native Nursery – South Australia

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – mail order

 

The Native Shop – mail order

 


 

 

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