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   Genus Species: Themeda triandra     Common / Product Name: True Blue

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Habit:   TUFTS (TF)

Available Size:   Tube

Available Size:   14cm

Height x Width:   0.4 - 0.6m x 0.2 - 0.5

Pruning:   None Light

Frost Tolerance:   High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Medium / Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   Medium

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Perennial tufted grass

Flowering:  starts: Early Summer

Flower Colour:   Green to Copper spikelet's

Irrigation:   No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.

Lower Temperatures:   This plant becomes dormant during winter periods causing the grass to brown off. Tolerates temperatures as low as -8°C.

Upper Temperatures:   This is a summer growing grass and tolerates temperatures from the low 40's°C to the high 40's°C. Grows well with good spring to summer rain.

Fertilizing:   Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer

Environment:   Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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