Lomandra longifolia 'Tanika'

Uses, As an accent plant in mixed groupings with shrubs, as a feature plant in open landscapes or planted en-mass in borders, verges, nature strips and roundabouts.
Fragrant, attracts birds and butterflies, food source for native butterflies.
Requires well-drained soils.
Cultural use: Indigenous peoples used the nectar from the flowers as a drink and the leaves and stems for weaving net bags and baskets.

  • Height 0.5-0.6m
  • Spread 0.5-0.6m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
  • Family Liliaceae
  • Botanical Name Lomandra longifolia 'Tanika'
  • Habit Clumping, Upright, Dense
  • Landscape 2nd line coast, Coastal cliffs, Coastal dunes, Coastal footslopes, Hills, Plains
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Moderate frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Yellow
  • Flowering Time Spring, Summer
  • Flower Type Clusters
  • Purpose Ornamental, Habitat, Erosion
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Form Grass Sedge or Flax