Poa labillardierei – common tussock-grass, is a species of tussock grass that is endemic to Australia.

Poa labillardieri is common in open forests particularly in moister areas on southern slopes or in gullies and along watercourses, on loamy soils

Height: 1m

Width: 1m

Foliage: grey-blue to dark green in winter & spring with fine narrow leaf blades. The clumps turn a pale straw colour in summer which can look quite dramatic

Flowers:   spring through to summer, pale green with cream seed heads

Planting Requirements:

Tolerates frost and cold


Ideal for landscaping or revegetation projects


Poa labillardierei can be chopped back quite vigorously to encourage new growth