Bolboschoenus fluviatilis, a rhizomatous perennial rush that grows in shallow fresh to brackish water along rivers, creeks, coastal swamps and drainage swales. It is particularly good at stabilizing banks and protecting them from wave erosion. It also provides habitat for birds and other animals.
H: 1 metre to 1.8 metres tall and spreads by rhizomes and bulbs H: Forming large clumps
Grows in full sun to 50% shade, from boggy ground to 250mm deep water. Its range extends from the coast to inland areas. Bolboschoenus seasonally dies back especially in colder inland climates.
Mass planting; 5 to 7/m2