Buffalo Grass
(Stenophyllum secundatum)

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Buffalo Grass is a warm season turf grass that produces vigorous, fleshy runners and dense, coarse foliage. It is best used in warm, sunny locations with good drainage and has reasonable tolerance to drought once established. There are good reports for the variety 'Sir Walter Buffalo'.

Type
Exotic
Maintenance
High
Water use
Moderate
Lifecycle
Perennial
Container
Zero
Size
Grass and Groundcover
Foliage
Evergreen
Zones
Arid interior, Semi-arid with winter rain, Moist temperate with warm summers, Winter rains with dry summers, Moist tropical, Semi-arid with summer rain, Moist temperate with hot summers
Soils
Sandy, Loam, Clay
Tolerances
Frost, Wind, Salt
Regions
Water efficient plants, Water efficient plants (OLD), Central Highlands Garden, Yarra Valley Water plants
Shade levels
Full sun, Sun/shade
Flowering seasons
Summer
Gardens
Backyard