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Bothriochloa macra

Plant name: Red leg grass

Plant type: native and ornamental grasses

Plant pdf: Download the product detail sheet

Origin: COASTAL NSW, VIC, SA

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

Maintenance: Good low maintenance lawn.

Tolerates: drought conditions

Flowering season: summer to early autumn

Flower colour: slender reddish/purple flower heads

Foliage colour: Can turn a reddish colour in frost.

Height: up to 1m

Plant spacing: Can be planted quite closely to make a lawn

Recommended uses: Ideal for landscaping or revegetation and will tolerate moderate grazing

Description: low growing tussock grass with long reddish purple seed heads