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Products > Lomandra confertifolia 'Olive Green' PP32,803
Lomandra confertifolia 'Olive Green' PP32,803 - Highlight Olive Green Matt Rush
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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Grass-like
Family: Asparagaceae (~Liliaceae)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloomtime: Spring/Summer
Fragrant Flowers: Yes
Synonyms: ['Losgr-1']
Height: 1-2 feet
Width: 2-3 feet
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 15-20 F
Lomandra confertifolia spp. rubiginosa 'Olive Green' PP32,803 (Highlight Olive Green Matt Rush) A small to midsize clumping grass-like plant that grows 18 to 24 inches tall by 2 feet tall by 2 to 3 feet wide with narrow weeping olive green colored leaves and small sweetlyfragran male yellow flowers held nearly hidden among the foliage. Plant in full sun to part shade in a well-drained soil and irrigate occasionally to infrequently. Should prove hardy to moderate frost and temperatures down to 15F and useful in gardens down to USDA Zone 8. This new cultivar should prove to be useful in mass as a groundcover, an accent plant or in a container. This plant is part of a series bred by Joseph Murray of Longview Plant Research that also includes a gray plant similar to Seascape and a unique bronze cultivar, but olive green one definitely the strongest grower. We first received plants of the Highlight Series in May 2017 through a trial with PlantHaven and this was originally coded as 'Losgr-1'.  The information about Lomandra confertifolia 'Olive Green' PP32,803 displayed on this page is based on research conducted in our nursery library and from online sources we consider reliable. We will also relate those observations made of this plant as it grows in our nursery gardens and in other gardens that we have visited, as well how the crops have performed in containers in our nursery field. We will also incorporate comments we receive from others and welcome hearing from anyone who has additional information, particularly when they share cultural information that would aid others in growing it.