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Poa cita


Poa cita

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Densely tufted tussock of a graceful habit. Fine shiny silvery-green erect foliage with a flowing habit. Slender flowering stem, tawny colured. Best in poor dry soils in an open situation. Great for exposed windy sites. Common in coastal to subalpine regions in grasslands, shrub and coastal cliffs. Sea level to 1400 m.

 
Genus
Poa
Species   cita
Cultivar  

Common name
Silver tussock

Family name
Gramineae
Place of origin
New Zealand


DETAILS
Height
50 cm
Width
30 cm
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Needs well drained soil

Moisture
Prefers dry soil

Exposure
Grows in exposed or coastal sites. / Prefers a sunny site / Will tolerate very hard frosts.

Indigenous / Texture / Whimsical

Grasses, sedges and flaxes.

Category
Small, height less than 0.6 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a PB 5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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