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Long-leaved Spinifex

Long-leafed Spinifex is an easy-to-grow, spreading grass with attractive grey-green foliage and spiky green flower-heads.

Small Plants Feature Foliage Grass-like Suitable for Pots Birds Flowers

Noongar Name: Unknown

Scientific Name: Spinifex longifolius 

Performance: Easy to grow

Size: Perennial with a maximum height up to 50cm

Flower: Green

Flowering Time: Djeran – Birak (Apr – Jan)

Natural Distribution: Grows locally in the Perth region

Growing at a Glance

See Growing Guide for more detail

Position: Suitable for a sunny position.

Watering: A waterwise, drought-hardy plant.

Feeding: Fertiliser not required.

Pruning: Generally not needed.

Invited Guests

This provides habitat for Invertebrates, Birds, Reptiles, and Mammals


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