Lucky Stripe™ Lomandra hystrix

Lucky Stripe™ Lomandra hystrix ‘LMV200’

  • Clean variegated foliage
  • Reliable and tough, even in humid climates
  • Ideal for erosion control, mass roadside plantings, rain gardens and green walls

Lucky Stripe™ Lomandra hystrix

Description: Lucky Stripe™ Lomandra is one of the only ultra-tough no fuss strappy leaf variegated plants with such mass planting appeal. From Cairns to Melbourne to Perth, Lucky Stripe™ Lomandra has ultra clean foliage, even in humid climates.

Blemishes and spots usually greatly affect variegated strappy leaf plants, but Lucky Stripe™ Lomandra is an exception, generally remaining spot free.

Years ago Silver Streak™ Dianella became popular due to its white and green foliage, but the plant did not perform long term in most Australian conditions.

Now a similar colour contrast can be achieved with a super reliable long lived plant. Lucky Stripe™ Lomandra rarely, if ever, produces viable seed, so it will stay where it is planted. Grows well in dry and wet soils.

Size: 780cm-1m high x 90cm wide.

Planting Density: 1-2 plants per m², 1-2 plants per linear metre.

Uses: Feature planting and mass planting in commercial and lansdcape gardens. Excellent for erosion control, mass roadside plantings, rain gardens and green walls.

Position: Full sun to part shade. Tolerates drought and moderate frost. Sandy loam to heavy clay soils (wet and dry).

Care: Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Occassional top up watering will be required in very dry conditions.

Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended, but can tolerate mulches with fines).Use slow release fertiliser in spring.

Every 3-7 years cut back 30cm above the ground (looks better pruned every 3 years, depends on desired look).

Where it works: NSW, QLD, VIC, SA & WA

This website gives general information for the regions in New Zealand. For local information on which plants work in your area contact your local grower. Local grower knowledge is vital, this website is no substitute.

Heights shown on the website are for general gardening conditions. In well maintained gardens, some plants will get taller.