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Ischyrolepis subverticillata (Restio)

The average plant height is 10 cm
The average plant height is 15 cm

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Suited to regions:Subtropical, Temperate
Plant type:Ornamental Grasses
Height:2.00 m
Spread:1.00 m
Flowering time:Summer
Tolerances:Coastal, Hardy, Wet
Garden uses:Living areas, Ponds, Pool areas
Garden styles:Backyard, City & Courtyard, Coastal, Frontyard, Japanese, Modern
Easy to grow?Yes
Maintenance requirementsLow
Growth rateMedium

Ischyrolepis subverticillata (Restio) Details

Ischyrolepis subverticillata is reed like plant which is grown for its amazing foliage. Cane like stems hold soft, green foliage in whorls, affording an elegant display. Small, white flowers in summer result in silver seed pods and add further interest to this plant. It typically grows to 2 m tall and 1 m wide, performing best when grown in full sun on a well-drained site. It tolerates cool climates, moderate frost, periods of dry, and heavy soils. This reed is commonly included in mixed plantings, planted around a water feature, or mass planted for a beautiful display. Foliage from this plant is often used for floral displays and it is a great plant for providing height and texture to a planting.

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