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Botanical name: Schoenoplectus lacustris subsp. tabernaemontani 'Albescens'
Other names: Grey club-rush 'Albescens', Scirpus lacustris 'Albescens', Scirpus albescens, Scirpus tabernaemontani var. albescens
Variety or cultivar: 'Albescens' _ 'Albescens' is a clump-forming, evergreen perennial bog grass with cylindrical grey-green stems, ringed in cream, and small brown flowers in summer.
Schoenoplectus lacustris subsp. tabernaemontani 'Albescens' is: Evergreen
Flower: Brown in Summer
Foliage: Striped, Grey-green, Cream in All seasons
Plant with: Zantedeschia aethiopica (Arum lily)
Pests: Generally pest free
Pruning: Can become invasive in small ponds. Trim back regularly to restrict this plant's spread, by cutting out stems to the rhizome.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Rhizome sections. REGISTER to read more...
Schoenoplectus lacustris subsp. tabernaemontani 'Albescens' (Grey club-rush 'Albescens') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Waterside, Wildlife, Bog garden
Cultivation: Plant in an open site in rich boggy soil at the water's edge in full sun. May also be grown in up to 30cm of water. Tolerates slow moving water.
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|Soil types:||Clay, Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Boggy damp conditions, Pond/In water, Moisture-retentive|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
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