Plant name: Brush tail spear grass
Plant type: native and ornamental grasses
Origin: NSW, VIC, QLD, SA.
Cultural notes: Prefers free-draining gravelly soils in full sun or part shade.
Maintenance: Cut back periodically.
Tolerates: Tolerant of drought, frost and low nutrient soils provided they are free draining.
Flowering season: September to January
Flower colour: Flower heads are up to 30cm long and dense with white to golden feathery hairs.
Foliage colour: Green with fine soft hairs on leaves and stem nodes. Leaves 5mm wide and up to 45cm long, tapering to a point.
Width: Up to 0.2m
Height: Up to 1m
Plant spacing: 30cm apart
Recommended uses: In rockeries or as accent plants in garden beds.
Description: Erect tufted, perennial grass. Foliage to 20cm in Height. Attractive, dense seed heads with feathery hairs are held well above the foliage.