Katie Belles™ Lomandra hystrix ‘LHBYF’
- 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, Layt;Study).
Size: 1.5m – 1.8m high x 1.2m – 1.5m wide.
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.
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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.