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Austrostipa mollis

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Austrostipa mollis Syn Stipa mollis, Soft Spear Grass, Soft Speargrass,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Tufting

Description:
Robust, erect tufted perennial grass with feathery flower heads appearing in Spring/Summer. Typically grows 30cms high with flower heads reaching up to 1m. Large seed heads make an attractive feature in gardens. Useful for revegetation projects.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Coastal Garden, Embankment, Erosion Control, Foliage Feature / Colour, Groundcover, Habitat, Lawn Alternatives, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Rockery, Verge

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
None

Family Name: Origin:
Poaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Green, Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High
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