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Ficinea (Isolepsis) nodosa

Plant name: Knobby club rush

Plant type: sedges / rushes / wetland plants

Plant pdf: Download the product detail sheet

Origin: ACT, NSW, VICTORIA

Cultural notes: tough, fast growing and very hardy. Will grow in full sun or part shade and either wet or dry conditions in most soil types.

Maintenance: may be pruned annually to maintain upright structure

Tolerates: drought & frost, and will also tolerate salty spray, waterlogged areas and saline soils.

Flowering season: spring to summer

Flower colour: brown spherical head, 2cm from tip of leaf

Foliage colour: strong linear foliage with bottle green, long tubular leaf blades

Width: up to 0.7m

Height: up to 1.5m

Water depth: edges and marshland

Plant spacing: 50cm apart for mass planting

Recommended uses: ornamental grass ideal planting around ponds and adds texture and colour to seaside gardens, water features. Also used in revegetation and suitable as edging or a border plant for beds or paths. Looks best when mass planted.

Description: reed like tussock grass with upright form and strong architectural shape