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Snow Tussock

Chionochloa flavicans

Chionochloa

<i>Chionochloa flavicans</i>

Native to the cliffs and rocky outcrops of New Zealand’s North Island, this graceful long-lived grass develops a glossy green tussock. Creamy-silvered plumes elegantly drape on lax stems above the cascading, loosely arranged evergreen foundation. Enduring drought and various soil types, Chinochloa flavicans’ adaptable habit can stand alone or be planted in multiples to create a fluid-looking swath that looks especially impressive on slopes.

 

Blooms July–August

Size: 3' 0" – 4' 0" high x 3' 0" – 4' 0" wide.

Zone 7/8.

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