Plant name: Pale spike rush
Plant type: sedges / rushes / wetland plants
Origin: ALL STATES OF AUSTRALIA EXCERPT TASMANIA.
Cultural notes: Inhabits grassy wetlands. Requires moist heavy soils, but will tolerate dry periods during summer. Will grow in full sun or part shade.
Maintenance: Remove spent flower stems.
Tolerates: Frost, innundation.
Flowering season: Winter
Flower colour: Pale coloured cylindrical spikelets to 2cm in length.
Foliage colour: Pale green to blue, with prominent longitudinal ribs.
Width: up to 0.2m
Height: up to 0.5m
Water depth: edges and marshland
Plant spacing: 10cm apart
Recommended uses: Revegetation.
Description: Perennial rush forming dense tufts. Distinguishable by prominent longitudinally ribbed bluish stems.