Giant Cape Restio

Rhodocoma capensis

SKU
04993
This exotic, elegant member of the grass-like Restio family features handsome, reed-like, arching stems covered with whorls of fine, fern-like foliage. Blooms rise above tall, stately clumps in spring. This tough, cold hardy and adaptable species makes an excellent specimen for container or border and is stunning in mass plantings.
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Average Size at MaturityReaches 4 to 6 ft. tall, 2 to 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring; spikes persist for months
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorBrown
Garden StyleContemporary, Rustic
Landscape UseMass Planting, Rock Garden, Specimen
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly- weekly or more often in extreme heat.

Provide slightly acidic soil. Somewhat drought tolerant when established but looks best with regular water; take care to not overwater during cool season. Mulch to protect roots in cold winter zones. Top growth may die back but will regrow from the base in the spring.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 11

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