Menu Close

Themeda australis

Plant name: Kangaroo grass

Plant type: native and ornamental grasses

Plant pdf: Download the product detail sheet

Origin: AUSTRALIA WIDE

Cultural notes: full sun or part shade, most soil conditions, likes dry conditions, will die back in frost, fast growing, long lived, very hardy

Maintenance may be pruned to remove spent seed heads in late winter and to encourage new growth

Tolerates drought conditions

Flowering season: spring to summer

Flower colour: bunches of nodding inflorescences on slender stems

Foliage colour: mid green with maroon flushes in the warmer months, somewhat flattened leafy shoots at the base of the plant

Height: up to 0.4m

Plant spacing: 30cm apart

Recommended uses: ornamental grass ideal for landscaping or revegetation and ideal for rockeries

Description: densely tufted small perennial tussock forming grass with attractive seed heads