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Wingarra® Lomandra is a strappy leaf plant with large Deep Rhizomes

Wingarra® Lomandra is a strappy leaf plant with large Deep Rhizomes

Wingarra® Lomandra contertifolia

This tough little Lomandra has a very fine texture which from a distance gives it the appearance of a native tussock grass. Better still this Wingarra® Lomandra has been here for 12 years and has never been pruned. Look how evergreen it is.

Unlike Tussock grass or Poa, Wingarra® Lomandra will generally not need trimming. Its blue appearance provides a nice contrast to other plants. Being a Lomandra contertifolia, Wingarra® Lomandra is slower than Lomandra longifolia types so larger pot sizes are recommended. Wingarra® Lomandra is particularly good for areas that get part shade.

Unlike all other contertifolia types in the market place Wingarra® Lomandra has deep rhizomes which make it tougher and more able to cope with difficult;t situations. Wingarra® Lomandra reaches a height of 30cm to 40cm with a spread of 50cm to 60cm after a few years.

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Tropic Cascade™ Lomandra is a compact weeping Lomandra

Tropic Cascade™ Lomandra is a compact weeping Lomandra

Tropic Cascade™ Lomandra hystrix 'LHWP' PBR

If you need a weeping foliage plant Tropic Cascade™ Lomandra fits the bill, it’s just so weepingly beautiful. It is certainly more compact than the straight hystrix form but what really makes it outstanding is its beautiful weeping green foliage.

This Lomandra hystrix has large fragrant yellow flowers and will not produce seed. Tropic Cascade™ Lomandra is well suited to tropical and sub tropical regions, is drought tolerant and can handle periods of wet feet.

It has survived a period of minus 4 degrees celsius so it can handle moderate frost. It will grow to 60cm high and 60cm wide and tolerate full sun to moderately heavy shade.

It tolerates most soil types and makes a great rain garden plant. This plant loves Queensland but also grows well in colder states like VIctoria, especially in regions like Melbourne.

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Pink Pearl™ Liriope is a clean variegated Liriope with pink flowers

Pink Pearl™ Liriope is a very tough, very compact variegated Liriope. Its green and cream variegation gives an elegant contrast and it’s addition of vibrant pink flowers make it a beautiful garden plant for borders or mass planting as a ground cover.

Pink Pearl™ Liriope muscari 'VS0001' P

This very compact form has clean foliage and copes well with full sun heavy shade extreme cold and frost, drought, coastal conditions and humid conditions.

Pink Pearl™ Liriope only grows about 25cm high and 25 to 30cm wide and gives foliage interest all year round especially for shady spots where nothing seems to grow.

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