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Chionocloa rubra.


Chionocloa rubra.

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Tall robust tussock with fine gracefully flowing foliage that shimmers in the wind. Foliage is a greenish tawny colour going red or coppery in the cold. Prefers an open site with good moisture for best results. Wonderful landscape plant. Very cold hardy.

 
Genus
Chionocloa
Species   rubra.
Cultivar  

Common name
Red Tussock

Family name
Gramineae
Place of origin
New Zealand


DETAILS
Height
80 m
Width
80 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Ev.

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Prefer good loamy soil

Moisture
Prefers even moisture / Tolerates dry soils / Tolerates wet soils

Exposure
Frost hardy / Grows in sun or semi-shade

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 PB 5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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