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Poa hybrida Rustic

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Poa hybrida Rustic POL11, Tussock Grass, Meadow Grass,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Tufting

Compact native perennial grass that forms dense tufts of fine, narrow green leaves that turns brown quicker than other varieties of poas. In late spring to summer, it produces delicate flower spikes that bear small, airy seed heads. Widely used mass planted, verge plantings, coastal gardens and containers. It thrives in full sun to partial shade and prefers moist, well-drained soil. A versatile and hardy plant that is valued for its ornamental appeal and ability to withstand various growing conditions. Grows very well under trees. Grows to approx. 45cm H x 45cm W.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Embankment, Erosion Control, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Rockery, Verge, 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

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Insignificant
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