Lomandra longifolia ‘Long John Silver’

A very attractive fine leaf grey foliage Lomandra,  tough and very easy care, and is a great accent plant and for massed landscaping. Tolerates moderate frost and drought, best in full sun, also in part shade. Grows to 80 cms tall and  50 cms wide. Has cream flowers amongst the foliage in summer.

Family:Xanthorrhoeaceae
Scientific Name:Lomandra longifolia
Cultivar:Long John Silver
Common Name:Lomandra
Plant Type:Grass or grass-like, Clumping perennial
Height:0.6 ~ 0.8 metres
Width:0.3 ~ 0.6 metres
Flower Colour:Cream
Flowering Time:Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Poolside, Container growing, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Dense foliage
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Feature plant, Border plant
Special Uses:Erosion control, Fast growing
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

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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

 

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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