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TROPIC CASCADE™ Lomandra dimensions

TROPIC CASCADE Lomandra hystrix 'LHWP' PBR

TROPIC CASCADE™ Lomandra has large fragrant yellow male flowers that will not produce seed

Tropic Cascade™ Lomandra hystrix ‘LHWP’ PBR

  • Compact, weeping Lomandra hystrix
  • Beautiful green foliage
  • Well suited to tropical and sub-tropical regions

Description: Tropic Cascade™ Lomandra has large fragrant yellow male flowers that will not produce seed. It has beautifully weeping foliage and a more compact form. Can handle periods of wet feet and has survived down to -4°C. When planting, make sure a reasonable dose of 8 to 9 month slow release fertiliser is used, especially for nutrient poor soils.

Tropic Cascade™ Lomandra is a good erosion control option as it strengthens the soil 159%. See research for more information.

Size: 60-80cm tall x 60-80cm wide (maintains a smaller height when cut back every 3-4 years).

Uses: Specimen/mass plantings for residential and commercial.

Position: Full sun to moderate shade. Tolerates drought and humidity. Tropic Cascade™ Lomandra suits most soil types, prefer moist soil. Tolerates periodic inundation, not 5cm or more permanently.

Care: Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Occasional watering may be required for dry inland regions, WA and SA. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended, but can tolerate mulches with fines).Use slow release fertiliser in spring. Every 3-7 years cut back 30cm above the ground (looks better pruned every 3 years, depends on desired look).

Where it works: NSW, QLD, ACT,  VIC, SA & WA. For ACT, VIC, SA & WA information click here.

Top Tropic Cascade Wholesale Growers

Grower Location Phone Email
Andreasen’s Green Nursery  KEMP’S CREEK 02 9826 1911 email
Burbank Nurseries  KANGY ANGY 02 4352 1071 email
Diversity Propagation /Kenthurst Nursery KENTHURST 02 9654 1410 email
Gondwana Nursery BARKERS VALE 02 6689 7544 email
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Tall Trees Nursery BALNARRING 03 5983 0166 email
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Ausplant Nursery DALBY 07 4662 4934 email
Greenstock Nurseries  GRIFFIN 07 3204 4522 email
Logan Plant Nursery  CHANDLER 07 3245 6117 email
Northside Natives BRUPENGARY 07 3888 1854 email
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Benara Nurseries  CARABOODA 08 9405 0000 email
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Cloverlea Nursery Pty Ltd  SOMERSET 03 6435 0090 email

For retail nurseries and more wholesale growers click here.

This website gives general information for the states/regions in Australia. For local information on which plants work in your area contact your local grower. Local grower knowledge is vital, this website is no substitute.

Heights shown on the website are for general gardening conditions. In well maintained gardens, some plants will get taller.

Lomandra as a genus has undergone a lot of name changes over the years, both by herbariums, and later by the industry. Lomandra hystrix, until the late 1990’s at least was often known in the trade by the synonym Lomandra longifolia subsp. hystrix or even in NSW till after 2000 as simply Lomandra longifolia.

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