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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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