Platinum Beauty™

Lomandra longifolia ‘Roma13’ PP25962

Lomandras look like grasses, but are actually tough, low water perennials. Platinum Beauty is the ultimate in easy-care landscaping. The first green and white striped variegated form, it looks great with succulents and other low water use plants. Tolerant of both dry and wet conditions, salt spray, and heat. Evergreen above 20°F.

Sunset Zones

5, 8, 9, 12–24

USDA Zones

10°F to 20°F USDA zones 8–10

This plant is suitable for your USDA Zone 9b

Platinum Beauty™ Features

Plant Dimensions

3-4' H x 3-5' W

Landscape Use

Border, Coastal, Container, Mass planting, Slope

Plant Type

Evergreen

Growth Rate

Moderate

Exposure

Full sun to part shade

Special Feature

Deer Resistant, Disease / Pest Resistance, Easy Care, Salt Tolerance, Variegated Foliage, Water-wise

Feature

Long, green graceful leaves sport thin white striping

Flowering Season

None

Platinum Beauty™ Plant Care

Water Needs

Low Water Once Established/Water-wise

Fertilizer

Little to none

Pruning

None needed; can cut back in early spring

Soil

Tolerates a wide range

Planting Instructions

1. Dig in your native soil a hole as deep and wide as the container. We recommend planting in native soil for best acclimation.
2. Fill the hole with water and thoroughly water the new plant; allow both to drain.
3. Gently place the plant on its side and remove the pot. Place your hand on the bottom of the plant and put it in the hole.
4. Return native soil around the root ball, wetting and gently tamping down.
5. To complete, create a shallow trench around the base of the plant to contain the water when watering.
6. Mulch 1–2” deep around the plant, avoiding the area closest to the stem.

Shop for your Sunset plants

Your zip code 95616 is located in Zone: 9b with a temperature range of: 25 to 30 °F.