Lomandra longifolia 'Australis' /Australian Spiny-Head Mat-Rush

Lomandra longifolia 'Australis'  / Lomandra longifolia 'Australis'
Specimen of this spiny-head mat-rush
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Specimen of this spiny-head mat-rush

A clump growing alone to show the interesting features of this accent plant

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Scientific Name: Lomandra longifolia 'Australis'
Common Name: Australian Spiny-Head Mat-Rush
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: The scented flowers are borne on dioecious plants. Both sexes must be present for seeds to set. Good selection for xeriscape landscapes and for growing in containers. The flowers have a heavy smelling nectar and should attract hummingbirds. Flowers are a creamy tan.