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Restio tetraphyllus

Common Name:

Plant Type:
Restio
Family:
Restionaceae (The Restio Family)
Geographic Origin:
Australia
California Native?:
No
Plant Size:
3-5 feet high
Landscape/Garden Uses:
Mixed plantings
Flowering Season:
Summer
Flower Color:
Brown
Exposure:
Sun or light shade
Soils:
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Regular to moderate watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 15-20 degrees F.
Restio tetraphyllus is native to Australia. Its bright green stems have fine, plume-like branches and form loose mounds to 3-5'. Stems can drape to the ground creating a rounded profile for the clump. This plant grows best with regular to moderate water, and should be shaded where summers are hot.