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Chionocloa flavicans


Chionocloa flavicans

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Strong growing tussock with flowing mid-green foliage. Tall flowering stems produce large compact flower plumes, emerging a lovely greenish colour in spring before turning rich cream. These last well into the summer. Grows in sun or semi-shade, best in good soil that retains moisture, though will tolerate some dry.

 
Genus
Chionocloa
Species   flavicans
Cultivar  

Common name
Toi toi

Family name
Gramineae
Place of origin
New Zealand


DETAILS
Height
1 m
Width
1 m
(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 even moisture / Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Frost hardy / Grows in sun or semi-shade / Tolerates coastal sites / Tolerates exposed sites.

Indigenous / Magnificent / Texture / Whimsical

Grasses, sedges and flaxes.

Category
Medium, height between 0.6 and 1.5 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a ELLEPOT & POT 2.5 containers. Ask for them at your retailer.
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