Rare and unusual perennial plants for the Mediterranean climate.


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Elegia capensis

 

Scientific Name:

Elegia capensis

Common Name:

 

Deciduous vs. Evergreen

evergreen

Perennial vs. Annual

perennial

Shade vs. Sun

full sun to partial shade

Height x Width
& How Stands

6-9' tall X 3-4' wide

Flower Color
& Bloom Time

 

Zone

zones 9-11, hardy to 20 F

Description, Notes

dramatic rush/horsetail-like plant in the Restio (Restionaceae) family; South African native; low/no phosphorus fertilizer; wind tolerant; requires well-drained soil; good in large containers; CHOICE!








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Descriptions are based on our experience growing
these plants in both the garden and nursery setting.
Additional information and feedback is encouraged.

All plants are classified under USDA hardiness zones.

 

 

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