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Hardiness: USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F) USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 °C (20 °F) USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F) USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F) USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F) USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)
On Jun 5, 2008, maxkendall from Highland Park, FL wrote:
this plant does not seed - it grows by rhizomes.... therefore there is no propagation other than live planting. I have not yet planted but have friends who have and are extremely pleased and glad to have a green lawn that is basically resistant to problems.
On Jun 17, 2006, MzMunchken from Crestview, FL (Zone 7b) wrote:
I have a very steep incline in my backyard and each time we would get a hard rain more and more of the hill would wash away, creating huge gulleys. I bought a tray of starter plants in June 2005 and although listed as tender they withstood our many nights freezes into the low 20's. It is spreading and at the rate that it is growing the entire hill should be covered by the end of summer 2006.
Resistant to drought conditions. Might exhibit iron deficiency (yellowing) on new leaves in alkaline soils. Difficult to eradicate once established as underground parts sprout up again after clearance.