Baumea articulata

Baumea articulata, Jointed Twig Rush, a tall rhizomatous macrophyte that grows in standing fresh water in dams, deep swamps, lakes, creeks and drainage swales. It forms large dense swards of foliage that provide habitat for frogs and other animals and nesting material for water birds. Baumea has excellent nutrient soaking properties and is a favourite of designers in constructed wetlands.

Deep green upright cylindrical evergreen reed like foliage
H: 1.5 metres to 2.5 metres W: It forms large dense swards of foliage
It flowers over Summer with large, rusty brown flowers and seed heads
Grows in full sun to 50% shade, from boggy ground to 1 metre deep fresh water. It occurs in all coastal areas and in some inland climates.
Available Sizes
Planting Rates
Mass planting; 5 to 7/m2