Our Plants

Grown locally, seed sourced native species that are strong and thrive into the future.

Chionochloa rubra

Red Grass

Large, distinctive red-tinged tussock. Grows to 1m x 1m. Flowing form is impressive in exposed windy sites. Handles damper and low fertility soils, however does best in cool, wet sites. Attractive seedheads borne from February to April. Evergreen. Hardy.

https://www.nzpcn.org.nz/flora/species/chionochloa-rubra-subsp-cuprea/

 

 

 

 

Plant Type

Grass

Full Size H x W

1m x 1m

Soil Type

Dry free draining
Wet heavy poor draining
Boggy/swampy/wetland
Sandy

Tolerations

Full sun
Partial shade
Salt winds
Frost hardy
Extended dry conditions

Environmental

Erosion control
Riparian management

Diverse Plant Range

Important for plant health and
a balanced life to the land

Reared from Seed

Plants will grow and establish faster, stronger and look fantastic quicker

Purposeful Planting

Usefull for shelter, water retention and wildlife benefits

Our passion lies in demonstrating the sustainability of planting in a method that has zero negative impact on land and resources but rather leave them in a better state.