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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 1.2mv

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 which provides habitat for water birds. As a feature plant and for mass plantings

Description: tough reed, great for ornamental pond/creek plantings