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Austrostipa scabra

Plant name: Rough spear grass

Plant type: native and ornamental grasses

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Origin: NSW, VIC, TAS, SA, QLD, ACT

Cultural notes: full sun or part shade, most soil conditions, likes dry conditions, fast growing, long lived, very hardy

Maintenance: may be pruned in early winter to encourage new growth

Tolerates: drought conditions

Flowering season: late spring to summer

Flower colour: light green with burgundy tones, fading to pale gold over summer

Foliage colour: dark bottle green, course leaf blades

Height: up to 0.3m

Plant spacing: 30cm apart

Recommended uses: Ornamental grass ideal for landscaping or revegetation and mass planting, will tolerate light grazing

Description: Perennial grass with inflorescence occuring in summer