Star grass is a perennial with creeping stems (stolons) which root well. It is grown in areas of 500-1,200 mm rainfall on a wide range of soils, from sands to black clays, provided they have reasonable fertility.
Cordyline australis ‘Red Star’ (Red Grass Tree) – This is a palm-like, sub-tropical tree that grows with an upright habit and with age will branch to produce several heads. This cultivar is a showy and vigorous plant with very dark reddish-bronze sword-like leaves.
There are many types of grasses in the savanna, such as Rhodes grass, red oats grass and lemon grass. The Bermuda grass that many plant in their lawns is native to the African savanna as is elephant grass, which can grow 10 feet (3 m) tall.
Star Grass (Dichromena colorata) Star Grass has dark green grassy foliage topped with white star shaped flowers spring through fall. This attractive perennial grass makes a nice addition along the pond edge, in a stream bed or bog garden.
Red Star Red Grass Tree is a fine choice for the yard, but it is also a good selection for planting in outdoor pots and containers. Its large size and upright habit of growth lend it for use as a solitary accent, or in a composition surrounded by smaller plants around the base and those that spill over the edges.
Design Ideas Red Star Cordyline works well in a modern or tropical landscape, or in a decorative patio container planted alone or with complementary perennials. The architectural structure of the plant lends itself to a minimalist landscape. Plant linear with decorative rock or a small textured groundcover.
Plants In the tropical savanna, there are numerous plant species. For example, 5 species of plant life are the Acacia Tree, Baobab Tree, Rhode Grass, Red Oats Grass, and Lemongrass.
Using ornamental grass in the tropical garden helps to add a bit of drama to the scene. Although some of the grasses mentioned here die back or rather turn brown in …
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