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Scirpus lacustris var. tabernaemontani

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to August
  • Height2m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourBrown
  • Leaf ColourGreen white

Description

Scirpus lacustris var. tabernaemontani. This is also called S. tabernaemontani 'Zebrinus'. This evergreen, spreading perennial has leafless green stems, striped white. Brown spikelets are borne in mid summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Grass

Origin

Britain

Interest and use

Used to make chair seats.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium

Cultivation

This plant tolerates brackish water.

Propagation

Propagate from seed in autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Usually little trouble from pests and diseases.

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