Genus Species: Deyeuxia quadriseta
Common / Product Name: Reed Bent – Grass
Habit: GRASSES (G)
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.