Tropic Cascade™ Lomandra hystrix ‘LHWP’
- 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).
Planting Density: 2–6 plants per m², 1.5–3 plants per linear metre.
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
Some of the top wholesale growers listed below do also sell retail, those marked as Trade Only will not, all others will sell direct to the general public.
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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.