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 the 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.