Poa labillardieri ‘Eskdale’ – Tussock Grass


A tussock forming, perennial grass with highly ornamental needle-like blue/grey foliage. Ideal for gardens, borders, rockeries. Trim back in spring. Not suitable for hot and humid climates. Drought and frost tolerant.

Scientific Name:Poa labillardieri
Common Name:Tussock Grass
Plant Type:Grass or grass-like
Height:0.5 ~ 1 metre
Width:0.4 ~ 0.5 metres
Flower Colour:Gold, Brown
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Poolside, Container growing, Cold climate, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Weeping
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Feature plant, Border plant, Attractive foliage
Special Uses:Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Lizards



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants