Shara™ Lomandra fluviatilis ‘ABU7’
- Great fine leaf Lomandra for humid landscapes (very Phytophthora resistant)
- Tidy compact form with more flowers
- Number 1 performing rooftop garden plant
Description: Shara™ Lomandra is a tough fine leaf compact form with blue grey tones and masses of yellow flowers that sit above the foliage. A very drought tough plant with a smaller height for mass planting in landscapes. Shara™ Lomandra is very Phytophthora tolerant which makes it suitable for use in more humid climates and tolerating heavier soils. It is also a soft and kid friendly plant.
Shara™ Lomandra is a good erosion control option as it strengthens the soil 225%. See research for more information.
Size: 45-55 cm high x 50 cm wide.
Planting Density: 4-6 plants per m², 2-3 plants per linear metre.
Uses: Mass planting in wet and dry areas.
Position: Full sun to moderate shade. Drought and very cold tolerant. Shara™ Lomandra suits a wide variety of soils. Can tolerate periodic wet feet, but not permanent.
Care: Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended). For best performance ensure crown or base of plant is not below soil or mulch level. If required use slow release fertiliser in spring. Every 3-10 years cut back 15cm above the ground if required (will look better with pruning every 3 years, this depends on your requirements).
Where it works: QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA & WA.
Top Shara™ 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.
|BARKERS VALE||02 6689 7544|
|DURAL||02 9651 0900|
|GLENDALE||02 4951 8550|
(Visit Flower Power for retail purchase)
|GLENORIE||02 9652 2327|
|Andreasens Green Wholesale Nursery
|KEMPS CREEK||02 9826 1911|
|SILVERDALE||02 4774 2811|
|Downes Wholesale Nursery
|THERESA PARK||02 4651 0999|
|Bluedale Wholesale Nursery
|WAUCHOPE||02 6586 0100|
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. In Victoria fine leaf Lomandra that have longifolia characteristics such as these are usually listed under the synonym name Lomandra longifolia subsp. exilis. In the past Lomandra fluviatilis has been called Lomandra longifolia subsp. fluviatilis or Xerotes longifolia var. fluviatilis.