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Deyeuxia quadriseta

Genus Species: Deyeuxia quadriseta    

Common / Product Name: Reed Bent – Grass

Habit:   GRASSES (G)

Available Sizes

Height x Width: 0.15m x 0.40m

Pruning:   Remove spent seed heads annually

Frost Tolerance:   High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Medium / Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   Medium

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Evergreen rhizomatous perennial

Flowering:  starts: Spring / ends: Autumn

Flower Colour:   Pale Green to Purplish

Irrigation:   Yes requires regular water in dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Grows best as understory planting where naturally protected by frost, will tolerate temperatures as low as -8°C.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C. Can tolerate higher temperatures over the summer months.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

Environment:   Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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