Isolepis nodosa now Ficinea nodosa
Genus Species: Isolepis nodosa now Ficinea nodosa
Common / Product Name: Nobby Club Rush
Habit: TUFTS (TF)
Height x Width: 0.5 – 0.5m x 0.50 – 0.50m
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: High
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Evergreen: Rhizomatous perennial
Flowering: starts: Summer
Flower Colour: Brown spikelet’s
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Occasional temperatures as low as -7°C.
Upper Temperatures: Tolerates periods of dry spells with temperatures extending from Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C for short spells.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer, supplement with iron to prevent yellowing of leaves.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.