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CHIONOCHLOA rubra

Commonly known as Red tussock grass

Tufted perennial grass with red-brown tinted leaves
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CHIONOCHLOA rubra

 
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  • Height
    To 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread
    1m (3ft)
  • Ornamental grasses
    Clumping grass. Slender, but stiff, inrolled leaves. Attractive display of flower spikes on mature plants after a few years.
  • Hardy - average winter Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - excellent for dried flower arrangements if cut before fully mature. Cut out old, flowered stems in early winter.
  • Pests & Diseases
    none.
  • Place of origin
    New Zealand.
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil - protect crowns from excessive winter wet.
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Chionochloa rubra - Growing Guide
to 2m (6½ft)
Ornamental Grass - guide for size not form Average Person
  1m (3ft)
 

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