Lomandra Chewton Grey is a hardy clumping tuft with blue tinged new growth & fragrant flowers in spring. Tolerates most soils & is frost hardy & drought tolerant. Lomandra Chewton Grey is a cultivar of Lomandra longifolia, a perennial, evergreen grass-like plant that is native to Australia. It is a member of the Asparagaceae family and is commonly known as the spiny-head mat-rush or basket grass. Lomandra Chewton Grey is a relatively small plant that typically grows to around 60cm tall and 1mt wide. It has narrow, strap-like leaves that are a bluish-grey color and are around 50cm long. The leaves grow in a tufted habit, forming clumps.
This cultivar is particularly noted for its drought tolerance and is often used in water-wise landscaping. It is also a low-maintenance plant that requires very little pruning or fertilization. Lomandra Chewton Grey is suitable for planting in garden beds, borders, and rock gardens, and is also used as a ground cover. Lomandra Chewton Grey is extremely hardy however does prefer well-drained soils in full sun to partial shade. It is a versatile plant that is commonly used in Australian native gardens and is gaining popularity in other parts of the world due to its attractive foliage and ease of care.