Themeda triandra ‘Mingo’ – Kangaroo Grass

A low spreading, tufting grass with attractive blue-green foliage and unusual flowers. An intriguing ground cover alternative or border plant. The seeds are edible and can be ground into a flour.

Scientific Name:Themeda triandra
Family:Poaceae
Common Name:Kangaroo Grass
Plant Type:Grass or grass-like
Height:0.15 ~ 0.3 metres
Width:0.5 ~ 0.6 metres
Flower Colour:Brown
Flowering Time:Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Weeping
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Border plant, Attractive foliage
Special Uses:Erosion control, Pipe and drain friendly, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Lizards

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.