More Online Information
The following are for general information, research and ideas - some species or cultivars referred to in links may be unavailable in Australia or unsuitable for Queensland conditions
Purple Fountain Grass
Also known as Red Fountain Grass or Pennisetum 'Burgundy Giant' (whether this is a distinct cultivar or simply an an alternative name is uncertain).
syn. Thysanolaena latifolia
These links have been moved to a separate page: Tiger grass
Links about Zoysia tenuifolia have been included on the Turf page
Australian Native Grasses
If you're interested in the use of grasses as ornamentals, why not explore the potential of Australian native species?
information on native grasses and their use in agriculture
The Pricelessness of Kangaroo Grass
) Australian Native Plants Society (Australia) Formerly the Association of Societies for Growing Australian Plants (ASGAP)
Australian Native Plants Society (Australia) Formerly the Association of Societies for Growing Australian Plants (ASGAP)
Prickly Couch Zoysia macrantha
. Coastal Plant Regeneration, Hunter and Central Coast Regional Environmental Management Strategy
Sand spinifex grass
) Department of Environment and Resource Management, Queensland (PDF)
More to come in future updates...