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Poa australis

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Poa australis Tussock Grass,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Tufting

Description:
Dense, tufting native perennial with blue-grey foliage growing up to 1m x 1m wide. Green-purple clustered spikelets of inflorescences appear in Spring and throughout Summer. Great for coastal sites, erosion control, urban or commercial landscapes. syn. Poa poiformis

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Erosion Control, Foliage Feature / Colour, Groundcover, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Verge, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Poaceae Australia

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

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