Botanical Name: Xanthorrhoea minor

Common Name: Small Grass-tree

Type: Grass 0.6m – 1m


  • Small & slender
  • Foliage sits in an erect grassy tuft & leaves arch outwardly
  • A spike (or spikes) is covered with dense cream to white flowers from November – February
  • A nectar plant that attracts both birds & butterflies
  • A great feature/ornamental plant


  • Well-drained soil
  • Grows well in woodlands & open forest
  • Full sun or semi-shade
Xanthorrhoea minor subsp. lutea – Small Grass-tree
Xanthorrhoea minor-Small Grass Tree
Xanthorrhoea minor-Small Grass Tree