Australian Native Rushes and Reeds
Very useful in landscaping and land reclamation Australian Native Rushes are a versatile group of non woody plants. They are naturally found in shallow depressions where water collects at different times of the year. You will also find then along river banks and around permanent pools of water.
Australian Native Rushes and Reeds are a great drought tolerant alternative for wetland landscaping purposes as well as an essential element of revegetation projects..
These are grass like plants with rather shallow and spreading root systems. This growth habit makes them well suited to helping bind soil and help control erosion.
They slow down the passage of water and also trap fine particles of sand and soil. The root systems help with soil improvement and also help with oxygenating water bodies.
Rushes also provide a wide range of habitat for wildlife especially smaller insects.
Australian Native Rushes and Reeds are available fro sale from the following nurseries
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