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Plant propagation
It is preferable to propagate plants by seeds rather than cuttings or by division. This ensures maximum genetic diversity is maintained.

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Festuca matthewsii
Height: 0.3m;  Spread: 0.3m
Blue Grass (Grass)
Strongest of the blue tussock grasses if kept moist. Keeps good colour and vigour with graceful seed heads.
Photo gallery:
Our koru of Festuca matthewsii just getting established . . . you should see it now . . . :}
Our koru going well apart from the libertia and leptinella being uprooted . . . just love the festuca though.