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Dichelachne crinita

Plant name: Long hair plume grass

Plant type: native and ornamental grasses

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Origin: NSW, ACT, VIC, SA, QLD, WA

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

Maintenance: may be pruned annually to remove spent seed heads in late summer and to encourage new growth

Tolerates: drought conditions, frost hardy, heavy grazing

Flowering season: late spring to summer

Flower colour: fluffy green to purple tinged seed heads

Foliage colour: leaf blades are flat and linear shaped, coloured light green with flecks of purple.

Height: up to 0.8m

Plant spacing: 30cm apart for mass planting

Recommended uses: excellent for mass planting, borders, rockeries and as a feature plant. Also used effectively as an ornamental grass for landscaping or revegetation

Description: slender tufted perennial grass with attractive evergreen foliage