Austral Grass Tree

Scientific NameXanthorrhoea australis
Size and formA thick-trunked perennial with a grassy tuft 3m high.
Flowers, leaves and fruitA tall spike inflorescence of creamy-white flowers occur from July to December. Fruit is a shiny, dark and hard capsule. Foliage is blue-green, stiff and linear.
Growing conditionsSuitable for dry and well-drained soils in a full-sun or part-shade position. Slow growing.