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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 sweetly fragran 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 newer cultivar should prove to be useful in mass as a groundcover, an accent plant or in a container.

Lomandra 'Olive Green' 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 was originally coded as 'Losgr-1'. It has proven to be a good plant in the landscape with a look similar to the ever-popular Lomandra longifolia Breeze, but smaller growing. . 

This information about Lomandra confertifolia 'Olive Green' PP32,803 displayed on this web page is based on research we have conducted in our horticultural library and from reliable online resources. We also will relate observations we have made about it as it grows in our nursery gardens and other gardens visited, as well how our crops have performed in containers in the nursery field. Where appropriate, we will also incorporate comments that we receive from others and we welcome hearing from anyone with additional information, particularly if they can share cultural information that would aid others in growing this plant.