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Isolepis cernua Live Wire

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Isolepis cernua Live Wire Fibre Optic Grass, Tufted Club Rush, Low Bull Rush,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting, Water Plants Clumping, Dense, Tufting

Small, evergreen, tufting perennial with decorative soft weeping rush-like foliage and tiny greenish-white flowers that appear at the end of foliage throughout most of the year. Great for aquatic gardens, marsh-bog areas, pots and hanging baskets. Grows approx 30cm tall x 30cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm <30cm

Position: Soil Type:
Any, Full Sun, Semi Shade, Shade Clay, Loam, Sandy

Landscape Use(s)
Aquatic Garden, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Indoor Plant, Rain Gardens, Rockery, Wetlands, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Cyperaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Green, Silver
Flower Colour: Green, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: High
Drought: Low
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate