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Chionochloa Genus

Snow grass

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun, Part shade or Shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterMoist

Description

Chionochloa genus (Snow grass). The genus has about 20 species. The leaves are narrow. The flowers which are produced are bisexual with males and females in the same spikelet; they are covered with glumes or scales.

Characteristics

Perennials, Evergreens, Grasses

Origin

New Zealand

Interest and use

Grown for their strong, elegant shape and colourful foliage which can be dried.

Propagation

Propagate by seed in spring or autumn, or by division in autumn; however forms should be propagated by division only.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Usually little trouble from pests and diseases.

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