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: Cream, Grey-green, Striped in All seasons
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.
Soil type: Clay, Loamy, Sandy
Soil drainage: Boggy damp conditions, Moisture-retentive, Pond/In water
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: South, West
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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