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Themeda triandra True Blue

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Themeda triandra True Blue Kangaroo Grass,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Tufting, Upright

A warm season, deep rooted perennial grass with a tussock-like habit. Grows approx. 40-60cm tall x 50cm wide. Leaves are blue and reddish brown flowering spikelets appear from December through to February. Widely used in a variety of ways from rockeries, habitat gardens and to add movement and texture to formal settings.

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

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

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

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Poaceae Australia

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

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