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Pennisetum alopecuroides 'PA300' PBR

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Nafray® Pennisetum is a native grass that has a finer texture, is more drought tolerant, more compact and has better winter colour than the common form.
    It's showy, feathery flower plumes appear from summer to autumn. NOTE: Do not get this native Australian Pennisetum alopecuroides confused with the invasive African variety (P. setaceum).

    The native Australian varieties have a much wider plume than the exotic variety, and are non-invasive making them a safer choice.
  • Tougher, more compact variety of native Pennisetum
  • Non-invasive native (low viability of seed)
  • Proven performer for over 10 years
  • Plant Attributes

    • Height Range: 0.5 to 1m
    • Spread: 0.5 to 1m
    • Position: Full Sun, Semi Shade
    • Plant Use(s): Borders, Mass Planting
    • Suitable Climate Zone(s):
      • Tropical
      • Subtropical
      • Arid
      • Temperate
      • Cool
    • Flowering Time(s): Summer, Autumn
    • Flower Colour: Yellow

    How it works

    NSW, ACT, QLD, VIC, SA, WA & TAS.

    Full sun to part shade. Nafray® Pennisetum suits sandy to heavy clay soils. Tolerates frost, drought and humidity.

    Care Instructions

    Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended).

    Use slow release fertiliser in late winter. Trim back annually to 1/3 the size in late autumn to winter

    How to use

    Mass plantings for borders, rockeries and roadsides.

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