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Themeda australis Mingo

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Themeda australis Mingo Syn Themeda triandra, Kangaroo Grass, MINGO,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Prostrate, Tufting

Mingo is a blue foliage prostrate ground cover with rusty red/brown seed heads over summer. It is excellent as an informal ground cover in commercial mass plantings. Versatile and only minimal maintenance required. Size: 15 - 20cm high x 60cm wide. Uses: Ideal as a low ground cover, low border or for slopes.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Erosion Control, Foliage Feature / Colour, Groundcover, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Native Garden

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Poaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Blue
Flower Colour: Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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