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Restios make eye-catching architectural features in any garden or border or as patio plants in pots


Further Reading....

  • Evergreen
  • Ornamental grasses - rush-like, rhizomatous perennials.
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know -
  • Place of origin - southern Africa
  • Soil Conditions - Neutral to acid soil -
  • Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
Restio - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of RESTIO

RESTIO Chondropetalum tectorum

RESTIO Chondropetalum tectorum  >

Commonly known as: Thatching reed.
rush-like plant forming an ornate erect tussock. Prefers full sun and well drained soil. Grows well in coastal conditions and survives up to -8°C
£16.50 each

RESTIO Elegia capensis

RESTIO Elegia capensis  >

Commonly known as: Broom reed.
A very architectural restio with stems of up to 6 ft from a tussock. Brownish flower heads in spring, followed by dark brown seed heads which are good for cutting. Providing the plant is well protected with a winter mulch it will reshoot from the ground
£25.00 each

RESTIO Rhodocoma capensis

RESTIO Rhodocoma capensis  >

Elegant reed-like perennial with whorls of feathery foliage
£16.50 each
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Available again from summer 2020 - These plants are expected to be available sometime in summer.

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