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Lomandra 'Silver Grace' (Mat Rush)

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External privacy screens. External privacy screens began to appear in Australian residential and commercial building during the 1950's and 1960's, as a direct result of high density living and higher incomes. For more information and some examples read this article.

Get The Right Turf For Your Situation. Tips from OzBreed. Learn how to choose the right turf for your garden or other grassy area.

Top ten native plants. Native plant specialist Angus Stewart's top ten native Australian plants.

Dealing with possums in the garden.

Plant description

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Lomandra confertifolia 'Silver Grace' is a clumping grass-like perennial with beautiful blue-grey narrow weeping foliage and lightly fragrant yellow flowers. Tolerates heat, frost, salt and drought once established. Grows to around half a metre high and wide. Great as a border or pot plant. A very easy care, low maintenance plant. 

Further reading: Top ten native plants and Best natives for pots and small gardens (articles written by native plant expert and horticulturalist Angus Stewart).

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: yellow
Flowering season: summer

Scent

The flowers are lightly fragrant

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.6 metres
Minimum height: 0.5 metres

Maximum width: 0.6 metres
Minimum width: 0.5 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
High frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: insects.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: moist, well-drained.

Clay: dry, moist, well-drained.

Sand: well-drained.

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: not specified.

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