Baumea articulata – Jointed Twig Rush 

A tall rhizomatous macrophyte that grows in standing fresh water in dams, deep swamps, lakes, creeks and drainage swales. It forms large dense swards of foliage that provide habitat for frogs and other animals and nesting material for water birds.

Uses: Baumea has excellent nutrient soaking properties and is a favourite of designers in constructed wetlands.

Dimensions: Height:  1.5 metres to 2.5 metres
|  Width: it forms large dense swards of foliage

Flowering: over Summer with large, rusty brown flowers and seed heads

Aspect: Grows in full sun to 50% shade, from boggy ground to 1 metre deep fresh water. It occurs in all coastal areas and in some inland climates.

Planting rates: 5 to 7/m2

Available sizes: tubes
Availability: contact Bluedale Wholesale  Nursery for current availability list or to discuss our pre-grow commercial plant service.