Want a no-mow lawn? Velvet grass grows to only 10cm, perfect for ground cover, between pavers, around pools and ponds, and low-traffic areas. Drought tolerant once established. Fine slender leaf, gorgeous mass planted in Japanese or Balinese style gardens. Excellent at squashing those weeds down.
Zoysia tenuifolia - no-mow grass, Korean velvet grass
APPEARANCE: Ornamental soft low-growing slow-growing grass with fine dark green leaves and dense undulating habit. USES : Suited to rockeries, around ponds and swimming pools., ground cover for between pavers and cottage gardens, and mass planting for weed control. Fairway grass on subtropical golf courses. PLANTING : Plant in well drained soil in a full sun to partly shaded position in the garden. For maximum coverage plant 20 - 30 cm apart. Tolerates drought, humidity, and light frost once established. CARE : Water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Fertilise with a slow release fertiliser in spring. For a lawn effect mow monthly in summer and once in winter, otherwise leave to grow without mowing. HEIGHT & WIDTH : 10 cm H x 40 cm W. YOUR PLANTS : These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide