Plant name: Bristly wallaby grass
Plant type: native and ornamental grasses
Origin: NSW, VIC, TAS, SA, WA.
Cultural notes: Adaptable to a range of soil types. Grow in full sun or part shade.
Maintenance: Can be cut back to encourage new growth.
Tolerates: Drought and frost tolerant.
Flowering season: Spring and Summer.
Flower colour: Green to purple flowerheads, fine hairs give a silvery appearance. Drying to straw coloured.
Foliage colour: Tufting green, grass-like foliage. Inrolled leaves to 20cm in length.
Width: up to 0.3m
Height: up to 0.6m
Plant spacing: 20cm apart
Recommended uses: Use single plants as an accent or group together as a feature planting. Commonly used in rockeries.
Description: Slender, tufted perennial grass with stems growing to 60cm in Height:. Silvery lance-shaped flowerheads with a prominent central bristle.