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Elegia capensis : fact sheet


Species name:
Elegia capensis
Common names:
Broom reed ,Fonteinriet ,Fountain reed
Description:
Fountain reed, Restio, Shrub

Plant area

Source:
Indigenous to RSA
Endemic to:
RSA-Fynbos/Strandveld-Winter Rain ,RSA-Fynbos/Strandveld-Year Round Rain

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 150cm
Width:
Less than 160cm
Sun:
Full sun
Water:
Likes dampness
Hadiness:
Fairly hardy
Coast friendly:
Yes

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Bamboo/Reed/Restio/Rush - Ornamental
Usage:
Home Water Garden ,Attract Bees
Fruit:
Dry Fruit/Seed
Flowers:
Brownish/Beige/Tan Tones ,Flowers Particularly Attractive ,Flowers-Good cut flower
Flower season:
Spring (Sept.-Oct.) ,Summer (Nov.-Feb.)
Features:
Usually grown as a Perennial
Foliage:
Evergreen ,Foliage Particularly Attractive

Plant suppliers

De Fynne Nursery

Paarl
cell: 084 205 7300
tel: 021 869 8467
email: jacky@defynne.co.za
Retail stock

Defynne Nursery

-not specified-
cell: 0842057300
tel: 0218742708
email: jacky@defynne.co.za

Good Hope Gardens Nursery

Cape Town
cell: 082 8250913
tel: 021 7809299
email: fynbosplants@xsinet.co.za
Retail stock

Harry Goemans's Garden Centre

Cape Town
tel: 0217853201
email: info@harrygoemans.co.za
Retail stock

Malanseuns - Pleasure Plants

Pretoria
tel: 012 549-2128
email: marketing@malanseuns.co.za
Retail stock
George
tel: 044 8890055
email: andrea@newplant.co.za
Retail stock
Stellenbosch
cell: 082 9635676
tel: 021 8876972
email: karin@nonkeplants.com
Retail stock