Native plants

Silvery sand grass

Scientific name: Spinifex sericeus
Maori name: kowhangatara
Other names: Spinifex

Grass or similar - native to the Wellington Region
Suits: dry, sunny, exposure, coastal and dune garden, small garden or balcony

Provides for birds

  Nectar Fruit Seeds
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Provides for lizards

  • Ground cover for retreat
  • Clump forming for camouflage and insects

Read more about gardening for lizards.

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