Poa labillardieri ‘Eskdale’ – Tussock Grass


A tussock forming, perennial grass with highly ornamental needle-like blue/grey foliage. Ideal for gardens, borders, rockeries. Trim back in spring. Not suitable for hot and humid climates. Drought and frost tolerant.

Family : Poaceae
Cultivar Name: Eskdale
Plant Type : Grass or grass-like
Width : 0.5
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer
Soil Type : Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Weeping
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained
Special Uses : Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing
Scientific Name: Poa labillardieri
Common Name : Tussock Grass
Height : 1
Flower Color : Gold, Brown
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Poolside, Container growing, Cold climate, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Lizards