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Juncus australis

Plant name: Austral rush

Plant type: sedges / rushes / wetland plants

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Cultural notes: Full sun, boggy conditions, long-lived, very hardy.

Maintenance: Prune to remove dead material and to promote new growth.

Tolerates: Inundations and dry periods.

Flowering season: Spring through to autumn.

Flower colour: Brown clusters form near the ends of the leaf blade.

Foliage colour: Blue grey-green, smooth cylindrical shape.

Height: Up to 1.2m

Water depth: Edges and marshland.

Plant spacing: 50cm apart

Recommended uses: Used for edging dams and waterways to help with bank stabilisation. Also an excellent ornamental plant for ponds that provides habitat for water birds. As a feature plant and for mass plantings.

Description: Tough reed, great for ornamental pond/creek plantings.