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A picture of a Xanthorrhoea australis

Xanthorrhoea australis

Xanthorrhoea australis

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

5m

Max

2.5m

70cm

Min

70cm

Flowering

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A photo of Xanthorrhoea australis
A photo of Xanthorrhoea australis
A photo of Xanthorrhoea australis

Xanthorrhoea australis Overview

This is a dense tuft of narrow arching grassy leaves about 1m long. The flowers will bloom from spears of small white or cream flowers, with a smell of honey and will only appear after 10 to 15 years.

How to propagate Xanthorrhoea australis

Seed

You can propagate from seeds in autumn or spring.

Other uses of Xanthorrhoea australis

Grown mainly as foliage plants.