Dichelachne crinita

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Description

The Dichelachne crinita native grass has green-blue leaves and feathery plumes (upright seed heads) that bloom from October to December. The flowers are feathery plumes with purple tinge leaf blades that are flat and linear-shaped, coloured light green with flecks of purple. That bloom late Spring into Summer.

Common Name/s :  Long-hair Plume Grass

Family : Poaceae

Origin : Australia

Habit : Clumping, Upright

Height : Up to 1.0m in height

Width : Up to 0.2m in width

Growth Rate : Fast

Foliage : This native grass has grass has green-blue leaves and feathery plumes (upright seed heads) that bloom from October to December.

Flowers : Yes

Flower Description : The flowers are feathery plumes with a purple tinge leaf blades that are flat and linear shaped, coloured light green with flecks of purple. That bloom late Spring into Summer.

Flowers colours : Green;Purple;Silvery Tones

Fruit : Not known to have any fruits

Position : Suitable in full sun to part shade, and in coastal and bushlands regions

Common Pest And Diseases : Not know to have any pests or diseases

Soil Type : Suitable in almost all soil types, prefers well drained soils and dry conditions

Care And Maintenance : May be pruned annually to remove spent seed heads in late summer and to encourage new growth. Requires water for 8 – 13 weeks until well establish.

Available Pot Size/s : 50mm

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