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Crassula helmsii

Plant name: Swamp stone crop

Plant type: sedges / rushes / wetland plants

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Origin: NSW, VIC, SA, WA.

Cultural notes: Aquatic or semi aquatic, requires consistant water. Grow in full sun.

Maintenance: Can spread rapidly, should be cut back as neccesary to prevent unwanted spreading.

Tolerates: Innundation, frost, salt.

Flowering season: Spring and Summer.

Flower colour: Small white flowers, sometimes tinged with red, occuring in the upper leaf axils.

Foliage colour: Foliage is made up of narrow succulent light green leaves, sometimes tinged with red.

Height: up to 0.3m

Water depth: wetland margins

Plant spacing: 10cm apart

Recommended uses: Useful for supressing weed at the edge of ponds and dams, frog habitat.

Description: Spreading perennial that inhabits the edges of stationary or slow flowing water. Occasionally found floating in water. Spreads by rooting from the nodes.