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Rytidosperma setacea syn. Austrodanthonia syn.(Danthonia)

Genus Species: Rytidosperma setacea syn. Austrodanthonia syn.(Danthonia)    

Common / Product Name: Small – flowered or Bristly Wallaby Grass

Habit:   GRASSES (G)

Available Sizes
  Tube

Height x Width: 0.3 – 0.3m x 0.30 – 0.30m

Pruning:   Light Medium

Frost Tolerance:   High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Adaptable

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   High

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Rhizomatous perennial

Flowering:  starts: Late Spring

Flower Colour:   Pale Purple spikelet’s

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

Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -3°C for short periods once established.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C. Can tolerate higher temperatures for short periods over the summer months.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

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

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