Chondropetalum elephantinum



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Chondropetalum elephantinum

Common Name: Large Cape Rush

A South African marsh plant with upright, jointed, matte blue-green stems that grow as wide as the diameter of a pencil. Each joint is enveloped by an ornamental papery bracht that blends hues of cream, gold, rust, and brown. Dark brown flower heads grow at the tips of the foliage.

USDA Zone: Zones 8 - 10

Sunset Zone: Zones 8, 9, 14 - 24

Mature Height: 3 - 5 feet

Mature Width: 4 - 6 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun, Filtered Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade, Shade

Water Needs: Low, Moderate, Regular

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