Scientific Name

Gahnia sp.
Backyard Habitat Native Plant, Native Plants

An attractive perennial tussock whose common name is due to the toothed leaf margins which can be rather sharp.

Some species prefer a moister setting such as wetland, pond or creek edges whilst others cope well in drier conditions. Species range from 30cm to 2m in height. A hardy plant that will cope in full sun or shade on sandy loam, clay loam and light clays.