Elegia tectorum
Elegia tectorum
Elegia tectorum
Penberth Plants

Elegia tectorum

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Formally known as Chondropetalum tectorum. This is a reed like perennial from South Africa. It is used to thatch the huts and houses in the bush. when mature 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 for all year round evergreen colour. It prefers well-drained moisture retentive, not waterlogged just moist year round, acidic soil in full sun. Hardy to -7c.

As well as the young plants that we send out we have a few bigger plants in stock including specimens. Due to the weight of these they are collection only but feel free to contact via email for more information.