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Chionochloa rubra - established plant in late summer
  • Chionochloa rubra - leaves in winter
  • Chionochloa rubra - established plant in late summer

Chionochloa rubra

£14.95

(Red Tussock Grass) Native to New Zealand, Chionochloa rubra is a large evergreen grass with bronze-red summer leaves turning coppery in colour over winter.

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Native to New Zealand, Chionochloa rubra is a large evergreen grass with olive green to bronze-red summer leaves turning coppery in colour over winter. Excellent as a foil for other nearby plants.

Best foliage display if planted in a position with sun or light, dappled shade with good drainage.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Most, well drained fertile soil. Avoid very wet areas.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit:  Chionochloa rubra grows to be a medium sized to large clump forming grass.
    • Height: up to 120 cm (4 ft)
    • Spread: 100 - 120 cm (3 - 4 ft)
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Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Light Shade
Eventual Size
Grass - Large (over 6 ft), Grass - Medium (3 - 6 ft)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Not Fussy, Soil Type: Acid
Special Features
Suitable for Containers, Foliage - Purple/Red

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