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plant type

native sedges / strappy leaf plants
wetland plants

water      hardiness

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ecosystem type


soil type and drainage

medium - loamy soils
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reasonable drainage
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Carex Longabractiatum

bergalia tussock

Tussock forming sedge growing to a height of 60cm. Long gracefully arching seed heads.
originEastern NSW, Vic.
cultural notesGrow in full sun. Natural habitat is along watercourses and in low-lying areas where water collects.
maintenanceRemove spent seed heads, can be cut back periodically.
flowering seasonSpring and Summer
widthup to 0.4m
heightup to 0.6m
water depthedges and marshland
recommended usesMoist areas and at the edge of ponds and watercourses.

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