|1||15C+||Indoor||Grow as a houseplant or under heated glass.|
|2||10 to 15C+||Indoor / Outdoor||Grow indoors, or outdoors in summer in a sheltered spot|
|3||5 to 10C||Tender||Grow outdoors in summer, and in a heated glasshouse in winter.|
|4||1 to 5C||Tender||Grow outdoors or under glass without risk of frost.|
|5||-5 to 1C||Half-Hardy||Hardy in coastal/mild/sheltered areas. Will not tolerate hard/sudden frost. May require winter protection in situ. such as fleece or straw mulch.|
|6||-10 to -5C||Hardy||May suffer at altitude, central/northerly locations, harsh winters, cold gardens and when grown in pots.|
|7||-15 to -10C+||Hardy||Will survive most severe winters but may be at risk in central/northerly locations and in pots. Top growth may be destroyed but will usually re-grow.|
|8||-20 to -15C||Hardy||Will survive severe winter, but may need protection when grown in pots.|
|9||-20C & Colder||Very Hardy / Hardy||in the severest European climates.|
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Originating from New Zealand
An evergreen grass, forming softly arching clumps of fine, hair-like leaves that sway in the slightest breeze. Olive green with orange/pink streaks in spring and summer, developing rich, russet and bronze tones in autumn, these persist throughout the winter, adding invaluable form and colour during the bleakest months. Spikes of purple/green flowers add to the display.
Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in sun/part shade. Comb foliage with fingers or rake in spring to tease out dead thatch.
Mature height and spread after 2 – 3 years 1m x 1.2m