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Austrostipa scabra

rough spear grass

Perennial grass with inflorescence occuring in summer
originnsw, vic, tas, sa, qld, act
cultural notesfull sun or part shade, most soil conditions, likes dry conditions, fast growing, long lived, very hardy
maintenancemay be pruned in early winter to encourage new growth
toleratesdrought conditions
flowering seasonlate spring to summer
flower colourlight green with burgundy tones, fading to pale gold over summer
foliage colourdark bottle green, course leaf blades
heightup to 0.3m
plant spacing30cm apart
recommended usesOrnamental grass ideal for landscaping or revegetation and mass planting, will tolerate light grazing

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