Thysanolaena maxima

Thysanolaena maxima

With unrivaled texture and a fast growth rate, Thysanolaena maxima is a dramatic screening option. Growing to 3 to 4m tall with a foot print of 1m, the broad grassy green leaves, that grow from the slender culms,  add a tropical flair to any landscape. This tightly clumping perennial grass grows in an appealing vase shape. Grow in full sun to part shade with best results with regular moisture.

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Product Attributes

Common Name:

Tiger Grass



Mature Size








Mature Height: 2m
Mature Width: 1m
Common Name: Tiger Grass
Botanical Name: Thysanolaena maxima
Foliage: Deciduous
Pot Size: 30cm
Growth Rate: Fast
Suitable for Pots: Yes
Suitable for Garden Beds: Yes
Produces Flowers: No
Flower Colour: None
Deciduous: Yes
Australian Native: No

Dry Tolerant : No
Sun Tolerant : Semi
Shade Tolerant : Yes
Pots/containers : Yes
Suitable Coastal Areas : No
Bird Attracting : N/A
Evergreen No
Deciduous Yes
Planting Season : All Year
Flowering Season : N/A

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