Themeda australis ‘Mingo‘
- Blue prostrate form of Kangaroo Grass
- Ideal ground cover for native gardens
- Proven landscape plant for 10 years
Description: ‘Mingo’ is a blue foliage ground cover with rusty red/brown seed heads over summer. It is excellent as an informal ground cover in commercial mass plantings. Versatile and only minimal maintenance required.
Size: 15 – 20cm high x 60cm wide.
Uses: Ideal as a low ground cover, low border or for slopes.
Position: Full sun to part shade. ‘Mingo’ suits a wide variety of soils. Tolerates frost and drought.
Care: Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended). Use slow release fertiliser in spring and/or autumn. Trim back 1-2 times a year if required to 1/3 of the leaf growth in autumn or early spring.
Where it works: NSW, ACT, QLD, VIC, SA, WA & TAS.
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This website gives general information for the states/regions in Australia. For local information on which plants work in your area contact your local grower. Local grower knowledge is vital, this website is no substitute.
Heights shown on the website are for general gardening conditions. In well maintained gardens, some plants will get taller.