SHARA™ Lomandra is a compact, fine leaf form that is super tough

Lomandra longifolia subsp. exilis 'ABU7' PVR

SHARA™ Lomandra longifolia subsp. exilis 'ABU7' PVRDescription: A very Phytophthora resistant Lomandra for humid landscapes, along with being the number one rooftop garden plant in trials. It's more compact, smaller height makes it ideal for mass plantings.

Size: 45-55cm high x 50cm wide.

Uses: For wet and dry landscapes that require mass planting.
SHARA™ Lomandra longifolia subsp. exilis 'ABU7' PVR
Position: Full sun to moderate shade. Drought and cold tolerant plant that suits many soil types. Can handle periodic wet feet, but not permanent.

Care: Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended). Ensure crown or base of plant is not below soil or mulch level. If required use slow release fertiliser in spring. Every 3-10 years cut back 15cm above the ground if required (will look better with pruning every 3 years, this depends on your requirements).

 

Lomandra as a genus has undergone a lot of name changes over the years, both by herbariums, and later by the industry. In Victoria fine leaf Lomandra that have longifolia characteristics such as these are always listed under the synonym name Lomandra longifolia subsp. exilis. In the past Lomandra fluviatilis has been called Lomandra longifolia subsp. fluviatilis or Xerotes longifolia var. fluviatilis.