Restio Collection
Restio Collection
Restio Collection
Penberth Plants

Restio Collection

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This is a collection of three different restios. The three varieties are as follows. Elegia tectorum Thatching reed fast growing, reed-like perennial from South Africa, it produces brown grass-like flower spikes in autumn. It grows to a height of 1.5m and looks stunning in the back of boarders as all-round evergreen colour. It prefers well-drained moisture retentive acidic soil in full sun. Hardy to -7c. Elegia capensis This is member of the restio family. They are native to South Africa and are great evergreen architectural plants. This is one of the faster growing varieties, producing dark brown flower heads at the tip of the stems during the summer. Height 2m and spread 2m. Plant in a moisture retentive soil that doesn't waterlog in the winter. They make great feature plants weather they are in a border or grown in a container on your patio for an exotic feel. If grown in a container or a pot never let the pot dry out completely. The best situation is a sunny spot. Hardy to minus 6c. Rhodocoma capensis Fast growing reed like perennial from South Africa, with arching stems and fine foliage. It produces brown grass like flower spikes in autumn. It grows to a height of 2m and looks stunning in the back of boarders as all-round evergreen colour. It prefers well drained moisture retentive acidic soil in full sun. Hardy to -8c.