KATIE BELLES™ Lomandra
Katie Belles™ Lomandra hystrix ‘LHBYF’ PBR
- Best performing, evergreen Australian native rain garden plant
- Stunning highly perfumed flowers
- Erosion control plant
Description: Katie Belles™ Lomandra is a highly versatile plant and performs in both wet and dry conditions. Masses of flowers from September to November year after year, sometimes repeat flowering in autumn.
Katie Belles™ Lomandra strengthens the soil up to 285% (2007 Paananen, Study).
Size: 1.5m – 1.8m high x 1.2m – 1.5m wide.
Planting Density: 1-3 plants per m², 1-1.5 plants per linear metre.
Uses: Mass planting for wet and dry landscapes, the edge of watercourses, drainage channels, raingardens or specimen planting.
Position: Full sun to heavy shade. Tolerates drought, cold, and coast. Best suited to moist soils. Tolerates periodic inundation, not 5 cm 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). If required 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: QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA & WA.