Velvetene Lawn is Perfect for Perth's Sandy Soils and Salty Coastline.

Velvetene lawn on display

Velvetene lawn on display

Velvetene in Perth?

Velvetene is a luxuriously textured soft, dense leaf lawn, a stunning bright pea green colour, with an attractive shiny leaf to give that 'wow' factor. Developed as a superior soft leaf lawn for Perth's harsh climate and varied soil conditions. An environmentally friendly grass that can be watered with poor, low quality or recycled water. A highly salt tolerant halophyte turf grass.

Superior Lawns is proud to be the only producer of Velvetene in Western Australia. 

  • A keen gardeners delight with low invasiveness into surrounding gardens
  • Low maintenance luxurious lawn surface that is drought hardy 
  • Likes a sunny position (minimum 4 hours) and will also grow under dappled shade.
  • Good resistance to wear and tear
  • Responds well to fertilizerer but has lower fertilizer requirements 
  • A unique benefit is to control weed infestations with a strong salty solution spray (1kg pool salt in 5 litres of water) rather than using herbicides.

Velvetene makes an ideal family play area in the home garden and is used on golf courses from tee to green, tennis courts, bowling greens and parks throughout Australia. 

Call us today on 9303 2627 for more information on our Velvetene turf or to place your order. 




Should I buy Sir Walter Buffalo for my Perth Lawn?

DNA Certified Sir Walter Buffalo ready for harvesting

DNA Certified Sir Walter Buffalo ready for harvesting

Why Should I Install Sir Walter in my Backyard?

Did you know that Sir Walter is Australia's No. 1 buffalo grass? Our DNA Certified Buffalo Lawn has stood the test of time, proving time and time again that it will go anywhere and grow anywhere. 

So what do you need to grow the perfect Sir Walter Buffalo grass? Easy... full sun, shade, extreme heat, frost or drought! Born in Australia. Sir Walter Buffalo Lawn was bred to be tough yet soft. Since 1997 there has been over 60 million metres of Sir Walter Buffalo Lawn sold Australia Wide and we are proud to be supply our superior quality DNA Certified Sir Walter Buffalo throughout Western Australia. 

A Proven Shade and Drought Tolerant Grass; Perfect for Perth Conditions

Why have brown lawn during summer when a lush green, drought tolerant lawn like Sir Walter Buffalo can make you the envy of your street? 

Buffalo lawns are more shade tolerant than other varieties because of their broad leaves which photosynthesis well. Among all the buffalo varieties, the DNA Certified Sir Walter is by far the best performer in shady areas and can thrive with as little as three hours of sunlight per day. 

Sir Walter Buffalo Lawn is Great for Kids and Pets

When you purchase our DNA Certified Sir Walter Buffalo grass, your not just buying a new lawn, your'e buying a whole new way of life. Gone are the days of playing that game of backyard footy and ending up with a knee full of bindii, or diving for that mark to only finish with a mouthful of dirt. Sir Walter Buffalo is a low allergy alternative which means it has substantially less pollen. So hay fever sufferers this is the lawn variety for you!

Is Sir Walter Buffalo Lawn Low Maintenance?

Unlike other lawn varieties, Sir Walter Buffalo has a tight growth habit and holds out most weeds with the ability to also repair itself quickly if damaged lessening the incidence of bare patches. 

Mowing will also become less of a chore as the finished result will amaze you ever time. Unlike other lawn varieties which will send runners through your garden beds, Sir Walter Buffalo is non-invasive which you won't find lawn growing in your hedge or flower garden. 

What does DNA Certified Mean?

In late 2015, Lawn Solutions Australia (LSA) commenced an extensive DNA testing process with members to further ensure the Sir Walter Buffalo lawn that is produced and sold by LSA members is genuine, high quality turf product which Australians know and trust. Luckily for you, Superior Lawns is an LSA member which means we have successfully passed rigorous testing to ensure you are receiving the best product available. 

To ensure you are purchasing DNA Certified Sir Walter Buffalo, always;

  • Be sure you are purchasing from a Lawn Solutions Australia member or accredited Lawn Solutions Centre (We have already done the hard work so purchasing from Superior Lawns Australia means you are purchasing a DNA Certified lawn),
  • Look for the Sir Walter DNA Certified Logo
  • Be sure to check you have received a copy of your Lawn Solutions Australia's 10 year product warranty certificate with your order. 

For more information on purchasing your very own DNA Certified Sir Walter Buffalo or to find out more information please call 9303 2627.

For more information on the LSA 10 year warranty or the history of Sir Walter DNA certification visit 




Reasons to Choose an Instant Lawn Solution

Making the decision between lawn and other surface coverings can be a tricky one. Here are a few facts about lawn you should know about when making your final decision. 


  • Studies have shown that a neat lawn and garden can add as much as 15 percent to a home's value.
  • A fresh lawn allows you to take a fresh breath right outside your home; lawn takes in carbon dioxide and releases oxygen through photosynthesis; trapping dirt and dust released into the atmosphere.
  • Lawn absorbs sound and greatly reduces noise pollution, especially in urban areas.
  • Lawns can be considered natural air conditioners; lawns cool themselves and their surroundings reducing home cooling needs, and potentially saving you money in the long run. 
  • A well kept lawn improves the stability in soil through its deep and widespread roots, which reduces erosion from water and wind. 
  • A lawn can provide a welcoming space for picnics or family barbeques, as well as a great spot for your pets to play. Turf is also perfect for recreation sport allowing you and your kids to have the leisure time outside of your home but not have to travel too far. 
  • Well maintained lawns reduce the risk of  fire hazards and helps slow the advancement of wildfires. (Hopefully this fact will never need to be tested at your home!)
  • Lawns have been shown to reduce stress and improve wellness. There is growing evidence that natural grass lawns have a therapeutic effect. 
  • Plants and their effects on the human body or 'the biophilia effect' is shown to reduce muscle tension related to stress, lower blood pressure, improve attention and reduce feelings of aggression or fear. 

Is their anything lawn can't do!? We challenge you to find out! Give us a call on 9303 2627 or email to purchase your new instant lawn today. 

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