Phragmites australis

Description
Phragmites australis, Common Reed, is a warm season wetland grass that commonly grows along the margins of saline and brackish water lagoons, lakes, rivers and estuaries. Phragmites is a fast growing grass that forms extensive dense thickets. It is a great nutrient soaker and has been used in constructed wetlands and reed beds for that very purpose.

Fast growing cane like grass with green leaves and is deciduous over winter.
Dimensions
H: 1 metre to 3 metres W: It forms large dense swards of foliage
Flowering
Flowers in Autumn and seeds in winter with large fluffy white seed heads.
Aspect
Full sun to 30% shade. Grown on river banks and out into 1 metre plus water. It occurs all along the coast and in all inland areas.
Available Sizes
Viro-tubes
Planting Rates
Mass planting; Viro-tubes 5 to 7/m2