Succulent ground cover with low (to 5cm), spreading stems and heart-shaped leaves. Small, pink or red daisy-like summer flowers.
With its clumps of grass-like foliage, lomandra’s tough constitution has made it a favourite roadside planting.
This toughie has the bonus of flavoursome leaves that can be harvested for culinary uses.
There are annual and perennial species of this hardy genus. Plant breeders are expanding the availability of flower colours beyond the common mauve-blue.
Prostrate spreader with semi-succulent leaves and small, white summer flowers.
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