Plant name: Leafy flat sedge
Plant type: sedges / rushes / wetland plants
Origin: NSW, QLD, TAS, VIC, ACT
Cultural notes: Full sun, boggy conditions, long-lived, very hardy.
Maintenance: May be pruned annually to remove old foliage.
Tolerates: Frost, inundations and periodic dry periods.
Flowering season: Spring to autumn.
Flower colour: Brown clustered flowers appear on long triangular-shaped stems.
Foliage colour: Mid green, coarse texture.
Height: Up to 1.3m
Water depth: Edges and marshland.
Plant spacing: 50cm apart
Recommended uses: Pond/dam/river plantings and is also an excellent ornamental plant that provides habitat for birds.
Description: Tough sedge, great for ornamental pond.