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LOMANDRA
 
The MatRushes are useful plants for the landscape particularly near water features. They prevent soil erosion colonising sediments in the river.  They prefer a shaded position but will tolerate some sun.
 
Plant Name
Plant Description
Plant Image
Lomandra
'Blue Ridge'
A hardy, drought tolerant Lomandra.  The most distinctive feature of Blue Ridge is its powder blue leaves.  New seasons leaves are a beautiful powder blue which darken to green as they mature.  Prefers free draining soils and will tolerate dry sandy soil conditions. Frost Tolerant.
 
Height 35cm
Lomandra BlueyFairhill Native PlantsFairhill Road, Yandina
Lomandra 'Bunyip'
 
(Lomandra confertifolia ssp. pallida)
Tufty grass-like plant with dark green stems is found near the coast from Rockhampton to Sydney. Golden Yellow flowers in clusters from August to November. Beautiful rockerie plant. Requires sun or dappled shade and hardy in most well-drained soils.
 
Height 50-75cm
Spread 75cm
 
Lomandra confertifolia
A spreading, cushion like plant for full sun. Short spikes of creamy flowers in autumn and winter. Spreads to form large clumps. Useful for rockeries. Matting Lomandra often covers large slabs of rock.
 
ROCKERY PLANT
Height 50cm
Width 50cm
Lomandra confertifolia Fairhill Native Plants
Lomandra 'Crackerjack'
Crackerjack exhibits a strong but graceful presence in the landscape.  New seasons growth is blue maturing to green with age.  Frost Tolerant. 
 
Height 45cm  Width 1m
 
Lomandra filiformis
WATTLE MAT-RUSH
This perennial herb with dull dark green leaves makes a lovely rockery plant ( or excellent container plant) Yellow flowers from October to December. Requires an excellent drainage in full sun or semi-shade.
 
Height 40cm
Lmandra filiforum Fairhill Native Plants
Lomandra hystrix
Similar to L. longifolia with a weeping habit. Clusters of creamy flowers in spring. Useful rockery plant and water feature. It can be also used for erosion control. Likes a moist spot and some shade.
 
TUFTED PLANT
Height 1m Width 50cm
Lomandra hystrics Fairhill Native Plants
Lomandra 'Keira'
 
A hardy, drought tolerant variety.  Grows best in free draining soils and will tolerate dry sandy soil conditions.  Bright green leaves form a dense, small rounded ball shape.  Frost Tolerant.
 
Height 25-45cm
Width 30-45cm
Lomandra KeiraFairhill Native PlantsFairhill Road, Yandina
Lomandra
'Little Con'
A rare and unusual native Lomandra.  Hardy and tolerant to most soil types and will grow in full sun or partial shade.  Small spikes of Cream flowers are borne within the foliage in spring.
 
Height to 30cm
Width to 30cm
Lomandra Little Con Fairhill Native Plants
Lomandra longifolia
A tufted plant for moist,sheltered situation in part shade. Dense spikes of creamy flowers in spring. Useful for erosion control it can grow in wet soils.
 
TUFTED PLANT
Height 1m Width 50cm
Lomandra longifolia Fairhill Native Plants  
Lomandra 'Tilga'
A hardy drought tolerant lomandra variety.  Grows best in free draining soils and will tolerate dry sandy soil conditions.  Frost Tolerant.  Low Maintenance.
 
Height 25-45cm
Width 30-45cm
Lomandra TilgaFairhill Native PlantsFairhill Road, Yandina