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Poa sieberiana

small blue tussock grass

small blue grey tussock forming grass with attractive rounded habit
originnsw, victoria, q'ld, sa & tasmania
cultural notesfast growing and very hardy and long lived. Will grow in full sun or part shade in most soil conditions
maintenancemay be pruned to remove spent seed heads (usually late winter) and to encourage new growth
toleratesdrought and frost tolerant
flowering seasonspring through to summer
flower colourpale green to purple seed heads
foliage colourgrey green with fine leaf blades
heightup to 0.4m
plant spacing30cm apart
recommended usesattractive feature plant, ornamental grass ideal for landscaping and suitable as edging or border plant for beds or paths

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