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Poa helmsii

Plant name: Broadleaf snow grass

Plant type: Native and ornamental grasses

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Origin: NSW, VIC

Cultural notes:  Fast growing and very hardy and long lived. Will grow in full sun or part shade in most soil conditions

Maintenance:  May be pruned to remove spent seed heads (usually late winter) and to encourage new growth

Tolerates: Drought and frost hardy

Flowering season:  Summer

Flower colour:  3 to 8 spikelets in a 35cm long inflorescence

Foliage colour:  Light green broad linear leaves with a sheath and are strongly compressed and keeled upwards

Height:  Up to 1.5m Water depth  Edges and marshland

Plant spacing: 30cm apart for mass planting

Recommended uses:  Ornamental grass ideal for landscaping, revegetation projects, best effect when mass planted

Description: Coarse perennial tussock grass of wet areas along mountain stream or soakage areas