Ficinea (Isolepsis) nodosa
Plant name: Knobby club rush
Plant type: sedges / rushes / wetland plants
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