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Australian Blue Grass

Poa labillardierei

Also known as

Tussock Grass, New Zealand Blue Grass

Poa labillardierei by Macleay Grass Man (CC BY 2.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1m

50cm

Min

50cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Australian Blue Grass Overview

Semi-evergreen grass species in the Poaceae family. This species has a dense, clumping growth habit, producing slim, blue-green, bowing, straight leaves measuring around 60cm in length. Purple-cream flowers are produced above the leaves from the middle of summer, forming feathery plumes.