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Tall Speargrass

Tall Speargrass is an easy-to-grow grass with attractive silver flower- and seed-heads.

Grass-like Bushland Heathland Perennial Small Plants Suitable for Pots

Noongar Name: Unknown

Scientific Name: Austrostipa flavescens

Performance: Easy to grow

Size: Grass. Perennial with a maximum height up to 1m

Flower: Silver

Flowering Time: Djilba – Kambarang (Sep – Nov)

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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