plant catalogue

provincial plants + landscapes

plant type

  • native and ornamental grasses

water      hardiness

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butterfly attracting

project type

urban and commercial
farm forestry and agriculture

ecosystem type


soil type and drainage

medium - loamy soils
heavy - clay soils
good drainage

Austrodanthonia sp.

A.C.T wallaby grass mix

Tufted perennial. Year long green, fine hairy leaves.
cultural notesOccurs naturally in grasslands. Common and widespread.
maintenanceCan be cut back periodically.
toleratesHigh drought tolerance. Frost tolerant.
flowering seasonSpring and Summer
flower colourInflorescences are loose and fluffy, cream to white when mature.
foliage colourGreen, year round if enough moisture is available.
widthup to 0.2m
heightup to 0.5m
plant spacing30cm apart
recommended usesOften used as native grass lawn, or in feature planting. Revegetation.

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