Lomandra ‘Silver Grace’ – Mat Rush

 

A clumping grass-like perennial with beautiful blue-grey narrow foliage. It gets spikes of yellow flowers which have a light fragrance, and they contrast nicely with the foliage colour. Great as a border or pot plant or mass planted.

Scientific Name:Lomandra
Family:Lomandraceae
Common Name:Mat Rush
Plant Type:Grass or grass-like
Height:0.5 ~ 0.6 metres
Width:0.5 ~ 0.6 metres
Flower Colour:Yellow
Flowering Time:Summer
Ph Level:Neutral
Soil Type:Sandy, 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
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Border plant
Special Uses:Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Other insects, Lizards

 

 

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants