Plants in stock

Elegia equisetacea : fact sheet


Species name:
Elegia equisetacea
Common names:
Horsetail Restio
Description:
Horsetail 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 or Partial Sun
Water:
Needs average water
Hadiness:
Fairly hardy
Coast friendly:
Yes

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Bamboo/Reed/Restio/Rush - Ornamental
Usage:
Container/ Pot Plants/Patio plants
Fruit:
Fruit particularly attractive
Flowers:
Brownish/Beige/Tan Tones ,Flowers Particularly Attractive
Flower season:
Spring (Sept.-Oct.) ,Autumn/Fall (Mar.-May) ,Winter (June-Aug.)
Features:
Fast Growing ,Usually grown as a Perennial
Foliage:
Evergreen ,Foliage Particularly Attractive

Plant suppliers

Good Hope Gardens Nursery

Cape Town
cell: 082 8250913
tel: 021 7809299
email: fynbosplants@xsinet.co.za
Retail stock
Cape Town
tel: 0217890330
email: michela@plantsinstock.co.za
Retail stock