Lepironia articulata

Lepironia articulata, also known as Grey Sedge, is a tall tightly rhizomatous macrophyte that forms large dense swards of foliage. It grows in ephemeral swamps and the margins of fresh water swamps. It often occurs in acid sulfate soils. Lepironia is highly ornamental and has huge potential as a designer water feature plant.

Tall slender glaucous foliage forms large dense swards
H: 1.5 metres to 3 metres
Its flower and seed head is conical and is carried near the top of the reed stem
Grows in full sun to 50% shade in ephemeral swamps and the margins of fresh water swamps in water 0—500mm deep. Lepironia is native to the Central Coast, Mid & North Coast and coastal Queensland. While it is naturally restricted to the coast it will grow in inland climates if protected from heavy frost.
Soil Type
Often occurs in acid sulphate soils.
Available Sizes
Planting Rates
Mass planting; 5 to 7/m2