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Cymbopogon refractus

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Cymbopogon refractus Barbed Wire Grass,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Tufting, Upright

Description:
Native perennial grass with green foliage and brown flowers from spring through to autumn. Flowers have a barbed-wire like appearance. Great for providing stock fodder on poor soils as long as its not grazed continuously. Grows approx. 1m H x .5m W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
None

Family Name: Origin:
Poaceae Australia

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

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