Tranquil Havens

Thornton, NSW, 2322
(02) 4966 3554
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About Tranquil Havens

Exotic Grasses (Australia-Wide)
Korean No Mow Grass and Dwarf Mondo Grass.
Delivered direct to your door - Normally the next day.
Pay Online with Credit Card, PayPal or Direct Debit.
Also, delivery to Landscapers in Sydney & the Hunter Regions

Opening hours

Sunday6:30am - 8:30pm
Monday6:30am - 8:30pm
Tuesday6:30am - 8:30pm
Wednesday6:30am - 8:30pm
Thursday6:30am - 8:30pm
Friday6:30am - 8:30pm
Saturday6:30am - 8:30pm

More Information

We supply Exotic Grasses Australia-Wide.

Korean Grass & Dwarf Mondo Grass.
Grasses that are both drought resistant
and low maintenance.

Drop Us An Email:

Visit Our Web Site:

Give us a Call:
0410 663135

Delivered Direct to your Door

Larger the Quantity, the Cheaper the Price.

Pay online Credit Card, PayPal, Direct Debit.

Sent Bare-Rooted to save on Postage.

Korean Grass

Zoysia Tenuifolia is known by many Common Names including;

Korean Velvet Grass
No Mow Grass
Mascarene Grass
Temple Grass

Zoysia Tenuifolia is mainly utilised as a ground cover in Oriental Gardens, among rocks and ponds, and makes a spectacular architectural specimen as it can also grow over rocks and other structures in the garden. It is also used to great effect when planted between pavers.

Anyone who has visited the Hunter Valley Gardens will tell you it looks magnificent in the oriental setting.
Zoysia Tenuifolia is also a great lawn and sloping bank grass species, but is much more appealing when used as an ornamental grass ground cover, as it possesses an unusual clumping or mounding appearance.

It makes an excellent ground cover for Japanese style gardens where you want to simulate a moss style landscape or where trees make establishing a conventional lawn difficult.

Zoysia Tenuifolia is mainly used as a ground cover because of its tendency to grow in an undulating way, creating ripples and small hills right up to the trunks of trees in deep shade. Because they have such good shade tolerance, newly established Zoysias will easily adjust to shading as the surrounding Shrubs and trees mature.

Zoysia grasses are fairly drought-tolerant and can remain green for four to five weeks without water, even on a sand-based soil. They cope so well with drought because they in-roll their leaves to conserve moisture and develop a very deep root system.

Dwarf Mondo Grass

A species of Ophiopogon native to Japan, is a hardy plant with shiny dark green leaves that will tolerate very dry conditions and is frost tolerant.

Dwarf Mondo is normally grown as an ornamental plant and makes an excellent groundcover.
Dwarf Mondo will flourish in full sun or shade; tolerate poor soils, over watering or over fertilizing. It multiplies rapidly to form a dense, dark green border. It also looks fabulous when planted en-masse.
If you are not a gardener then Dwarf Mondo Grass is the plant for you. Dwarf Mondo needs virtually no maintenance and will multiply quickly to form a beautiful garden border.

Dwarf Mondo grows to approximately 75mm (3") tall and makes a very trendy Landscape Grass as it can be planted around pavers, concrete tiles and slabs or in rockeries to soften the sometimes harsh appearance of these structures.

They will thrive in a range of soils but to keep them looking their Dark Green / Shiny best, try to water them at least every three or four days during any really hot or dry periods.

Click Here To visit the Tranquil Havens Web Site for further
Information and to view many more Images of Zoysia Tenuifolia & Dwarf Mondo.

Also, if interested, I have a copy of an Zoysia Experiment, done by a young Italian, that I can forward to you.

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OR Give us a Phone Call: 0410 663135

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Dwarf or Mini Mondo Grass (Ophiopogon japonicus 'Nanus')

Dwarf or Mini Mondo Grass (Ophiopogon japonicus 'Nanus')is a fantastic garden border plant that requires little or no maintenance.

Korean Velvet Grass (Zoysia tenuifolia)

Zoysia Tenuifolia is known by various names including; Korean Velvet Grass, No Mow Grass, Mascarene Grass or Temple Grass, to name a few.

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