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Feather Speargrass

Feather Speargrass is an easy-to-grow grass which produces attractive drifts of fluffy silver flowers.

Small Plants Bushland Grass-like Heathland Perennial Suitable for Pots

Noongar Name: Unknown

Scientific Name: Austrostipa elegantissima

Performance: Easy to grow

Size: Perennial with a maximum height up to 1m

Flower: Silver

Flowering Time: Djilba – Birak (Aug-JAn)

Natural Distribution: Grows locally in the Perth region

Growing at a Glance

See Growing Guide for more detail

Position: Adaptable to sunny and light-shade positions

Watering: A waterwise, drought-hardy plant.

Feeding: Fertiliser not required.

Pruning: Generally not needed.

Invited Guests

This provides habitat for Invertebrates, Birds, and Reptiles

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