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Common Thatching Grass

Hyparrhenia hirta

Also known as

Dektamboekiegras

Full Sun
Moderate care
Tender

8a-11b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Common Thatching Grass Overview

Hyparrhenia hirta is recognized by its hard basal tussock, rough narrow leaves and a scanty panicle of pairs of white villous racemes which do not deflex (bend downwards). ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape, Western Cape.

Special features of Common Thatching Grass

Drought resistant

Pioneer

Other uses of Common Thatching Grass

Other uses