Cymbopogon obtectus. beauty heads

Family Poaceae
Description Tussock-forming perennial grass to 1.2m high
Flowering Time summer-autumn
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Florabank Profile
Vegetation Communities woodland
Soil Types usually well drained sands, loams, alluvium as well as rocky skeletal soils
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values
Amenity / Ornamental Values A beautiful landscaping plant, useful clump-forming habit and attractive in flower. Leaves are slightly lemon-scented.
Other Values Useful for revegetation of infertile sites.
Tolerances
Water Deficit extremely high
Compaction low
Waterlogging low
Shade low-average
Minimum Temperature -3 degrees
Seed & Germination Details
Average no. Seeds per Gram 3000
Viability Period long
Dormancy none
Treatment none
Days From First to Last Germination at 25 Degrees not known but not difficult to germinate
Direct Seeding