Plant name: Blady grass
Plant type: native and ornamental grasses
Origin: All Australian states. Other parts of Oceania and Asia.
Cultural notes: Very hardy, adapts to most well drained soils in full sun or part shade.
Maintenance: Greater flowering in response to fire or slashing.
Tolerates: Tolerant of drought and frost.
Flowering season: Spring and Summer.
Flower colour: White fluffy cylindrical flower heads to 20cm in length. Does not always flower.
Foliage colour: Predominantly pale green, mottled with reddish brown. Finely serrate margins.
Width: up to 0.3m
Height: up to 1m
Plant spacing: 20cm apart
Recommended uses: Attractive ornamental seed heads. Habitat for frogs and many small marsupials.
Description: An erect perennial grass with stems to 1m in Height:. Mottled pale green leaves with finely serrate margins. Dense fluffy cylindrical flowerheads to 20cm long in spring and summer.