Genus Species: Juncus amabilis
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Habit: WETLAND SPECIES (WS) and TUFTS (TF)
Height x Width: 0.2 – 1.2m x 0.2 – 0.5m
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: High / Wetlands
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Low
Origin: Australian Plant
Evergreen: Rhizomatous perennial
Flowering: starts: Summer
Flower Colour: Light Brown cluster along branches
Irrigation: Wetland species.
Lower Temperatures: Medium frost tolerance. Planting near water protects from frost, however can withstand temperatures as low as -8°C once established for short periods.
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.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.