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GRASS TYPE  p=perennial b=biennial a=annual hha=half hard annual Germination: f=fast   s=slow av=average Viability: av=average g=good    p=poor Evergreen: y=yes  n=no t=tender                                

Botanical Name

Style

Germination

Viabillity

Evergreen

Typical height with flower or seed heads

Mauritania Vine Reed

Ampelodesmos mauritanicus

p

f

g

y

 

NZ Wind Grass

Anemanthele lessoniana

p

s

 

 

2-3ft 60- 90cm

Quaking Grass

Briza media

p

s

p

y

 

NZ Sedge

Carex dipsacea 'Tahoata'

p

s

 

 

1-21/2ft30- 75cm

Umbrella Sedge

Cyperus glaber

p

s

 

 

 

Tufted Hair Grass

Deschampsia cespitosa

p

f

 

 

2-5ft 60- 150cm

Magellan Bluegrass

Elymus megallanicus

p

f

 

 

4ft   120cm

Sand Love Grass

Eragrostis trichodes

p

s

 

 

3-4ft 90- 120cm

Amethyst Fescue *

Festuca amethystina

p

av

g

n

 

Blue Fescue

Festuca ovina glauca 'Elijah'

p

s

 

 

1/2-1ft 15- 30cm

Japanese Blood Grass

Imperata cylindrica 'Red baron'

p

root

 

n

1-2ft 30- 60cm

Glaucus Hair Grass

Koeleria glauca

p

av

g

y

 

Eyelash Pearl Grass

Melica ciliata

p

f

 

 

2-3ft 60- 90cm

Miscanthus

Miscanthus sinenesis

p

g

g

n

 

Taiwanese Miscanthus

Miscanthus transmorrisonensis

 

 

 

 

 

Tall Purple Moor Grass

Molinia caerulea arundinacea

p

s

 

 

6-8ft 180- 240cm

 

Paspalum quadrifarium

p

av

 

 

6ft 200cm

Chinese Fountain Grass

Pennisetum aloepecuroides

p

 

 

 

2-3ft 60- 90cm

Chinese Fountain Grass

Pennisetum alopecuroides

p

f

 

 

2-3ft  60- 90cm

Small Fountain Grass *

Pennisetum villosum

hhp

f

g

n

1-2ft 30- 60cm

Silver Feather

Stipa barbata

p

av

 

 

2-3ft 60- 90cm

Lace Veils

Stipa capillata

p

f

 

 

3ft  90cm

Pony Tails

Stipa tenuissima

p

av

 

 

11/2-2ft45- 60cm

NZ Hook Sedge

Uncinia rubra

p

s

 

 

1-11/2ft30- 45cm

*

Requires protection form winter winds and severe weather