Poa labillardieri 'Eskdale'

'Eskdale' Tussock Grass


A perennial tussock grass with beautiful, fine, upright to arching, greenish-blue foliage. During late Spring to Summer, flower panicles appear above the foliage on erect stems. ‘Eskdale’ with grow in full sun to dappled shade in loamy, clay loam and free-draining clay soils. It is suited to mild coastal conditions or inland plantings, where it will handle dryness and cold to -10 degrees C, as well as heavy frost. Cut back foliage during mid Autumn to late Winter to 20-30cm high, fertilise with a slow release fertiliser and water well to encourage new growth. Good for mass planting in residential and commercial gardens, rockeries, slopes and regeneration projects. Also a good colour contrast with other grasses and softens hard surfaces.


DimensionsHeight: 0.7 to 0.9m, Width: 0.6m
Aspect Full sun
OriginSoutheastern Australia, Ozbreed Variety
Pests & diseasesNo major problems
Typical sizes140mm

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