WildSeed Tasmania

Review Cart

Contact Helenka: Phone or Fax +61 3 6265 2651, mobile 0438 318 797
or Andrew: 0429 851 500 to discuss your order.

 Grasses and Sedges

Australopyrum pectinatum 'Prickly Wheat Grass'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic species.

Erect robust grass to 0.4 m. Sharp seed heads resists browsing.

Feature Codes: G(H)KcNPX
Seeds per gram: sold with awns

 
Austrodanthonia caespitosa 'Common Wallaby-grass'
 
Austrodanthonia geniculata 'Kneed Wallaby-grass'
 
Austrodanthonia popinensis 'Doublejointed Speargrass'
Austrostipa bigeniculata

Tufted perennial grass to 1.0 metres. Arching flower heads green to purplish. Seed sold with pappus. Ornamental.

Feature Codes: BCKbOQ
Seeds per gram: sold with awns

Austrostipa flavescens

Tufting perennial grass to 1.7 metres. Large flower heads in spring/summer.

Feature Codes: ABCEKabOQSU
Seeds per gram: sold with awns

Austrostipa mollis 'Soft Speargrass'

Tufting perennial grass to 1.7 metres. Large flower plumes green to purplish.

Feature Codes: BCKbO
Seeds per gram: sold with awns

Austrostipa nodosa 'Knotty Speargrass'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW, Qld, SA. Tasmanian provenance.

Medium tussock 0.25m (leaves) 0.8m (flowers) height. Width 0.5m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for pond surrounds, borders, pots, mass planting, stabilising dunes and banks. Any soils except wet. Best on heavier clays. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Drought proof. Flowers in Spring.

Features: Very ornamental foliage and flower heads. Good native habitat species. Threatened native grass species.

Feature Codes: CKbO
Seeds per gram: sold with awns

Austrostipa rudis 'Southern Speargrass'

Robust tufted perennial grass to 1.2 metres. Young flowers often green or purplish.

Feature Codes: BCEKbOP
Seeds per gram: sold with awns

Austrostipa scabra

 

Feature Codes:
Seeds per gram:

Austrostipa stipoides 'Coast Speargrass'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW, SA, NZ. Tasmanian provenance.

Medium tussock 0.7m-0.9m height. Width 1.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for pond surrounds, borders, pots, mass planting, stabilising dunes and banks. Any soils including sand - except wet. Full sun. Very frost hardy. Drought proof. Flowers in Spring.

Features: Very ornamental foliage and flower heads. Good native habitat species.

Feature Codes: ABIabKaU
Seeds per gram: sold with awns

Austrostipa stuposa 'Corkscrew Speargrass'

Tufted perennial to 1.5 metres. Flower heads often with a reddish hue.

Feature Codes: (B)CEKbO
Seeds per gram: sold with awns

Baloskion australis 'Southern Cordrush'

Almost leafless rush to 0.5 metres. Flowering stems dark red-brown. Flowers reddish in spring/summer.

Feature Codes: BHIcefJKcdNT

Baloskion tetraphyllum 'Tassel Cordrush'

Soft foliaged clump-forming rush to 1.7 metres. Foliage soft green, flower spikes red-brown in spring/summer.

Feature Codes: DEFGIcdNPST

 
Carex apressa 'Tall Sedge'

Origin: Tas, All other Australian States, NZ. Tasmanian provenance.

Erect clump forming perennial sedge 0.5-1.2m height. Width 1.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate extremely fast. Use as wetland plant for ponds, dams etc. Any soils especially very wet. Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Will recover from prolonged dry conditions. Flowering in Spring and Summer. Pruning not required.

Features: Suits ponds and dams. Fantastic wetland habitat plant. Suits waste water treatment systems.

Feature Codes: DEIabc(Ka)PT(U)
Seeds per gram: 1080

Carex fascicularis 'Tassel Sedge'

Origin: Tas, All other Australian States, NZ. Tasmanian provenance.

Erect clump forming perennial sedge 0.5-1.0m height. Width 1.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate extremely fast. Use as wetland plant for ponds, dams etc. Any soils especially very wet. Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Will recover from prolonged dry conditions. Flowering in Spring and Summer. Pruning not required.

Features: Very ornamental foliage and flower heads. Suits ponds and dams. Fantastic wetland habitat plant. Useful cut flower. Suits waste water treatment systems.

Feature Codes: DEIcdST
Seeds per gram: 550

 
Carex longebrachiata 'Drooping Sedge'

Tussock forming sedge to 0.6 metres with long arching flower stems.

Feature Codes: DEF(G)IcPST

 
Carex pumila 'Sand Sedge'

Small rhizominous sedge with tufted foliage rising to 0.3 metres.

Feature Codes: AIakaSU

Carex tasmanica 'Curly Sedge'

Origin: Tas, Vic. Tasmanian provenance.

Erect clump formimg perennial sedge 0.4m height. Width 0.4m. Evergreen. Growth rate extremely fast. Use as wetland plant for ponds, dams etc. any soils especially very wet. Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Will recover from prolonged dry period. Flowering in Spring and Summer. Pruning not required.

Features: Very ornamental foliage with curled leaf tips. Tasmanian threatened species. Fantastic wetland habitat plant. Suits waste water treatment systems.

Feature Codes: CIcNT
Seeds per gram: 1220

 
Carex tereticaulis 'Hollow Sedge'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW, SA, WA. Tasmanian provenance.

Erect clump forming perennial sedge 1.0-1.8m height. Width 1.0m+. Evergreen. Growth rate extremely fast. Use as wetland plant for ponds, dams etc. Any soils especially very wet. Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Will recover from prolonged dry conditions. Flowering in Spring and Summer. Pruning not required.

Features: Very ornamental foliage and flower heads. Suit ponds and dams. Fantastic wetland habitat plant. Blue-green foliage. Suits waste water treatment systems.

Feature Codes: CIcNST
Seeds per gram: 250

Carpha alpina 'Small Flower Rush'

Yellow-green tufting rush to 0.3 metres. Feathery seed heads in summer.

Feature Codes: HIfJKcdNT

 
Choriandra enodis
 
Cyperus gunnii 'Flecked Flatsedge'
Cyperus lucidus 'Candelabra Sedge'

Highly ornamental sedge. Cut flower. Fan shaped leaves.

Feature Codes: EIIc(P)

 
Dichelachne crinita 'Long Haired Plume Grass'

Small evergreen tussock. Typical height - 0.3m (leaves), 1.2m (flowers). Width - 0.5m. Growth rate fast. Use for pond surrounds, borders, pots and mass plantings. Any soil type except wet. Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Drought proof. Flowers in Spring and Summer. Cut back to ground level or burn every few years to promote new growth. Very ornamental foliage and flower heads.

Feature Codes: ABCEKab(P)S

 
Dichelachne rara 'Long Hair Plume Grass'
Feature Codes: CEKbo(P)S
Ehrhata stipoides 'Weeping Grass'

Perennial clumping grass to 0.7 metres. Long arching flower culms in spring.

Feature Codes: BC(D)EKbNO

Ficinia (Isolepis) nodosa 'Knobby Club Rush'

Slender clumping sedge. Deep glossy green foliage. Spherical flowerheads spring/summer.

Feature Codes: ABDEIbOPTU

 
Gahnia filum 'Chaffy Saw Sedge'

Dense tufted perennial to 1.2 metres. Flowers in spring/summer. Tasmanian Bush Tucker.

Feature Codes: ADIabQTU
Seeds per gram: 900

 
Gahnia grandis 'Cutting Grass'

Large tussock with plume-like flowering heads to 3.5 metres. Grass-like leaves, cutting edges. Flowers in spring/summer.

Feature Codes: DEFGHIcNPQST
Seeds per gram: 150

 
Gahnia radula 'Sawsedge' Temporarily out of stock

Tufted perennial with leaves up to 1.5 metres, sharp edges and thin drooping tips. Black plume-like flowerheads in spring/summer.

Feature Codes: ABC(Ic)PQT(U)
Seeds per gram: 1560

 
Gahnia trifida 'Coast Sawsedge'

Densely tufted sedge to 1.2 metres. Young growth red. Flowers spring/summer.

Feature Codes: AIabQTU
Seeds per gram: 970

Gymnoschoenus sphaerocephalus 'Buttongrass'

Tough sedge forming tussocks to 1.2 metres. Spherical flowerheads on arching stems to 1.8 metres. Ornamental.

Feature Codes: EHIeNT

 
Hierochloe fraserii 'Alpine Holygrass'

Tufted perennial grass to 60 cm. Soft pendulous seed heads through summer. Endemic.

Feature Codes: HIefJKdNTX

 
Hookerochloa (Austrofestuca) hookeriana 'Swamp Fescue'
 
Isolepis fluitans 'Floating Clubsedge'

Origin:Tas, Vic, NSW, Qld, SA, WA. Tasmanian provenance.

Slender, aquatic or dry land perennial up to 15cm height.Erect and tufted, spreading or submerged. Use for ponds, wet areas and water courses. Semi shade. Pale green or straw coloured flowers in spring/summer.Suits waste water treatment systems.

Features: Dainty little rush for small water features. Frog habitat.

Feature Codes:

 
Isolepis inundata 'Swamp Clubsedge'

Tufted perennial rush with stiffly erect or arching stems. Deep glossy green foliage. Purple-brwonflowerheads spring/summer. Good for swampy areas. Most soil types and condition. Tolerant of waterlogged and saline soils.Low maintenance. Suits waste water treatment systems.

Features: Frog habitat.

Feature Codes:

 
Juncus amabilis 'Hollow Rush'

Origin:Tas, Vic, NSW, Qld, SA, WA, NZ. Tasmanian provenance.

Densely tufted perennial rush 0.2-1.2m height. Width 0.2 -0.5m. Spreading from underground stems. Green flowers in Summer. Best in seasonally moist to inundated soils. Tolerates drying out in Summer. Full sun to part shade. Use for ponds, dam edges. Suits waste water treatment systems.

Features: Habitat plant. Bird attracting - seeds.

 
Juncus astreptus 'Rigid Rush'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic species.

Rhizomatous perennial forming tight clumps 0.6-1.0m height. Brownish green flowers in Summer. Most soils -well drained or waterlogged. Moderately frost hardy. Full sun to part shade. Use for ponds, wet areas. Suits waste water treatment systems.

Features: Frog habitat.

 
Juncus australis 'Southern Rush'
 
Juncus bassianus 'Forest Rush'

Origin: Tas, Vic. Tasmanian provenance.

Rhizomatous perennial forming large clumps 0.5-1.0m height. Moist soils. Use for wet areas, around ponds. Moderately frost hardy. Full sun to part shade. Suits waste water treatment systems.

Features: Native habitat. frog habitat.

 
Juncus filicaulis 'Thread Rush'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW. Tasmanian provenance.

Densely tufted perennial rush 15-45cm height. 30-50cm width. Spreading from underground stems. Straw coloured flowers in Summer. Moist soils. Frost tolerant. Full sun. Drought tolerant once established. Use for ponds, wet areas. Suits waste water treatment systems.

Features: Bird attracting- seeds. Frog habitat.

 

 
Juncus gregiflorus 'Green Rush'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW, WA, NZ. Tasmanian provenance.

Densely tufted perennial rush 0.4-1.7m height. Width 0.6-1.5m. Spreading from underground stems. Straw coloured flowers in Summer. Full sun to part shade. Use for wet areas, ponds, watercourses, drains and dam margins. Suits waste water treatment systems.

Features: Excellent habitat plant. Bird attracting - seed. Frog Habitat.

Juncus krausii 'Sea Rush'

Rush to 1.0 metres. Forms large stands in estuarine areas.

Feature Codes: AEIabSTU
Seeds per gram: 10,000+

Juncus pallidus 'Pale Rush'

Tall robust rush to 2.0 metres. Vigorous coloniser of poorly drained areas. Suits waste water treatment systems.

Feature Codes: DEIbcNOST
Seeds per gram: 10,000+

 
Juncus pauciflorus 'Loose Flower Rush'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW, SA. Tasmanian provenance.

 

Feature Codes: BIcOPST

 
Juncus procerus 'Tall Rush'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW, SA. Tasmanian provenance.

Dense robust tufted perennial rush 1.2-1.5m height. Width 0.6-1.5m. Spreads from underground stems. Straw coloured flowers in Summer. Semi aquatic. Part shade to dappled shade. Use in wet areas, ponds. Excellent for filtering water. Frost hardy. Suits waste water treatment systems.

Features: Bird attracting - seeds. Frog habitat.

 
Juncus sarophorus 'Broom Rush'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW, SA. Tasmanian provenance.

Tufted perennial rush 0.7-2.0m height. Width 0.5-1.0m. Spreads from underground stems. Straw coloured flowers in Summer. Semi aquatic. Wet soils. Full sun to part shade. Plant in or beside water areas. Frost hardy.Suits waste water treatment systems.

Features: Bird attracting - seeds. Frog habitat.

 

Lomandra longifolia 'Sagg'

Hardy tussock to 1.0 metres. Flowers set among spiny leaves. Tasmanian bush tucker.

Feature Codes: ABCEKbNOPQSU
Seeds per gram: 75

 
Poa gunnii 'Gunns Snow Grass'

Tufted perennial to 30cm.

Feature Codes:

Poa labillardierei var labillardierei 'Silver Tussock Grass'

Origin: Tas, SA, Vic, NSW, Qld. Tasmanian provenance.

Medium tussock 0.7-1.2m height. Width 1.0m. Growth rate fast. Use for pond surrounds, borders, pots and mass plantings. Any soils except wet. Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Drought proof. Flowers Spring and Summer. Cut back to ground level or burn every few years to promote new growth.

Features: Very ornamental foliage and flower heads. Good native habitat species.

Feature Codes: ABCEHJKabcdNS
Seeds per gram: 1500+

 
Poa poiformis 'Coastal Silver Tussock'

Origin: Tas, Vic, SA, NSW, Qld.

Medium tussock 0.7m -1.2m height. Width 1.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate fast. Use for pond surrounds, borders, pots, mass plantings, stabilising dunes and banks. Any soil type including sand - except wet. Full sun to partial shade. Very frost hardy. Drought proof. Flowers in Spring and Summer. Cut back to ground level or burn every few years to promote new growth. Very ornamental foliage and flowerheads. Good native habitat species.

Feature Codes: ABEIabKaOU
Seeds per gram: 1500+

 
Poa rodwayi 'Velvet Tussock Grass'

Tufted perennial to 75 cm. Grey-green leaves. Green-purplish flower heads. Ornamental.

Feature Codes: BCE(H)KbOS
Seeds per gram: 1500+

 
Poa sieberiana 'Grey Tussock Grass'

Densely tufted perennial to 80 cm. Green-purple flower heads.

Feature Codes: HJKcdNOST
Seeds per gram: 1500+

 
Spinifex sericeus 'Hairy Spinifex'

Speading stoloniferous grass. Leaves silver-green. 'Tumbleweed' seed heads in autumn. Sold only as florets.

Feature Codes: AKaOQSU

Themeda triandra 'Kangaroo Grass'

Clumping perennial grass to 1.0 metres. Leaves green-russet. Flower spikes rust brown in spring/autumn. Ornamental.

Pure seed.

Feature Codes: BCEHKbNOS
Seeds per gram: 420

Themeda triandra
View larger image
Themeda triandra 'Kangaroo Grass'

Revegetation grade

Seeds per gram: 420

 
Uncinia compacta 'Compact Hook Sedge'

Loosely tufted perennial sedge to 0.3 metres. Erect flower heads in summer. Stocks often limited.

Feature Codes: (H)(If)JKcdN

Go to top of page

All prices are in Australian currency and include Goods and Services Tax (GST) for Australian customers. All photographs on this website are copyright © 2010-2016 Wildseed Tasmania.

NOTE: Freight and handling costs are added to each order. Terms.


The feature codes used above are as follows:

A Coastal exposure; beach frontage, dunes or cliffs.  J Sub-alpine to alpine; Areas above montane, often treeless.
B Coastal heath; sandy soils, high wind exposure, low nutrient levels.  K Grasslands.
C Dry sclerophyll forest; rocky, poor soil types; very good drainage, low rainfall.  Ka Coastal dune systems.
D Riverbank and riparian; associated with streams and rivers.  Kb Lowland savannah; open grassland and grassy open forests.
E Widespread; distributed over much of the state.  Kc Montane grasslands, heaths and herbfields.
F Wet sclerophyll/eucalyptus forest; deep fertile soils; rainfall 1000-1500mm per year.  Kd Alpine tussock grasslands and herbfields.
G Temperate rainforest, myrtle forest; rainfall in excess of 1500mm per year.  N Frost hardy; tolerant of frosts to at least minus 7.0 degrees C.
H Montane; plateau vegetation including high altitude eucalyptus forests.  O Drought tolerant.
I Swamps and bogs.  P Shade tolerant; indicates tolerance of full or partial (P) shade.
Ia Coastal saltmarsh; dominated by succulents, grasses and sedges; very saline.  Q Edible; various plant parts.
Ib Brackish coastal and estuarine.  R Poisonous (where known).
Ic Freshwater swamps and soaks.  S Pioneer species.
Id Moving water (freshwater).  T Tolerant of poor drainage.
Ie Buttongrass sedgelands; poor drainage; high fire frequency; high rainfall.  U Salt tolerant.
If Alpine moors and bogs.  X Tasmanian endemic species.