Plant name: Coast tussock grass ‘blue’
Plant type: native and ornamental grasses
Origin: NSW, VICTORIA, QLD, SA & TASMANIA
Cultural notes: fast growing and very hardy. Will grow in full sun or part shade and either wet or dry conditions in most soil types.
Maintenance: may be pruned annually to remove spent seed heads (usually late summer) and to encourage new growth
Tolerates: drought and frost
Flowering season: Spring and Summer
Flower colour: Bears clusters of small green to yellow spikelets
Foliage colour: blue grey foliage with inflorescences bearing clusters of large green to purple spikelets which appear in spring and summer. The leaf blades are smooth on the outer surface
Width: up to 1m
Height: up to 1m
Plant spacing: 50cm apart for mass plantings and 1m apart for specimen plants
Recommended uses: feature planting or revegetation projects.
Description: densely tufted perennial grass of coastal foreshores and estuaries