Lomandra longifolia - Basket Grass, Spiny-head
Lomandra longifolia is native to Australia. A member of the Xanthorrhoeaceae family, it can grow in a range of sandy soils, in swamps and wet places to the montane zone on banks of creeks, rocky hillsides, cliffs and open forests is highly drought-tolerant but also can tolerate occasional flooding, withstand low temperature down to -7�C and succeeds in moist soil types.Lomandra longifolia is a perennial, rhizomatous herb. Leaves are glossy green, shiny, firm, flat. They can grow from 40cm up to 1m long and 8-12mm wide and are usually taller than the flowering stem. Leaf bases are broad with yellow, orange or brownish margins and the tips of the leaves are prominently toothed.
Recommended pre germination seed treatment: Seed germinates without pre treatment in 8-10 weeks. 4 weeks cold stratification will help speed up and even out germination time. (For details refer to Propagation Information under the 'Customer Service' tab at top of the page )
Viable seed per gram:100
Packets of 100 seeds $12
25 grams $48.00