Elegia capensis



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Elegia capensis

Common Name: Fountain Rush, Horsetail Restio

A large, clumping, rush-like perennial with tall, arching reed-like stems. Fluffy, feathery whorls grow along evenly spaced nodes. Lush and rich green. Good in marshy, wet soils.

USDA Zone: Zones 9 - 11

Sunset Zone: Zones 8, 9, 14 - 24

Mature Height: 5 - 8 feet

Mature Width: 5 - 8 feet

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

Water Needs: Moderate, Regular