Ficinia nodosa (syn. Isolepis nodosa)

Description
Ficinia nodosa, formerly known as Isolepis nodosa, is an upright to gently weeping sedge with deep green cylindrical foliage that holds its colour all year round on the coast. It is often found growing on the edges of coastal lagoons and in the sand dunes of beaches where it can handle front line exposure to salt laden winds. Makes a great landscape plant for ornamental gardens.
Dimensions
H: 700mm to 800mm W: 600mm to 700mm
Flowering
Spring & Summer, with a semi-spherical brownish/cream flower at the top of the stems.
Aspect
Full sun to 70% shade. Ficinia is ideal for full coastal exposure and can grow in sand dunes. It also grows naturally on the edges of coastal lagoons and can be inundated during flooding. Inland it can handle cold and light frost to –5ºC.
Soil Type
Wide range; dry & wet sand, loams and clay loam.
Maintenance
Trim back to ground level every 2 to 3 years. Fertilize with slow release fertilizer after trimming.
Available Sizes
Viro-tubes. We can grow 140mm pots to contract order.
Planting Rates
Mass planting; 5 to 7/m2, Specimen planting; 3 to 5/m2