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Grey club-rush 'Zebrinus'

Schoenoplectus lacustris subsp. tabernaemontani 'Zebrinus'

Zebra rush, Grey club-rush 'Zebrinus', Scripus 'Zebrinus'

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This compact, clump-forming, rhizomatous, evergreen perennial has cylindrical, cream- and green banded stems. In summer it produces branched clusters of brown flower spikelets.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Summer
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Rhizomes
From mid-spring until mid summer, take sections of the rhizome root.

Special features

Wet sites
Plant in an open site in rich, wet soil at the water's edge in full sun. May also be grown in up to 30cm of water. Tolerates slow moving water.

Geography

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Wet
Soil type
Clay, Loam, Sand, Water
Soil PH preference
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Personality

Family
Cyperaceae
Flower colour
Brown

Problems

Generally pest & disease free.

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