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Baumea articulata

Plant name: Jointed twig rush

Plant type: sedges / rushes / wetland plants

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Cultural notes: full sun position, boggy areas, ponds, dams, very hardy and long lived

Maintenance: No maintenance required. May be trimmed back (about 1/3 of leaf) if desired

Tolerates: dry periods and flooding

Flowering season: spring to early autumn

Flower colour: the branching reddish brown seed head is between 30-40cm long and is loosely clustered with many flowers

Foliage colour: leaves are dark green and Origin: ate from the base and are reduced to greyish papery sheaths. The upper leaves have a soft hollow blade up to 120cm long. The stems are up to 180cm high, hollow and cylindrical

Height: up to 2.5m

Water depth: aquatic to 1m

Plant spacing: 50cm apart

Recommended uses: Provides habitat for water birds, suitable for planting in decorative ponds and may be used for water waste treatment

Description: tall aquatic robust perennial rush plant with attractive seed heads