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|
|Common Name:||Kangaroo Grass|
|Plant Type:||Grass or grass-like|
|Height:||0.15 ~ 0.3 metres|
|Width:||0.5 ~ 0.6 metres|
|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|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Groundcover, Border plant, Attractive foliage|
|Special Uses:||Erosion control, Fast growing, Playground friendly|
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