Phragmites australis 'Norfolk reed'
plants and garden
Strong growing grass with broad glossy leaves that turn brown in autumn and purple or violet flowers. This plant is frequently used in sewage treatment beds and it is still used for thatching.
Colour - Purple
Flowers - August to October
Growth - Fast
Depth - 0cm to 50cm
Height - 200cm - 400cm
Position - Full sun to part shade
UK Native - Yes
Trim just above the water surface in Autumn or enjoy the seed heads all winter and trim just before the new growth in spring.
9cm marginal plants require potting into a mesh basket.
1ltr marginal plants do not require repotting. However, plants over 60cm height growth will benefit from repotting into a larger mesh basket or should be planted in gravel to prevent them from falling over.
3ltr and 5ltr plants do not require repotting; there is no need to remove the mesh basket.
Please follow instructions that can be found on back side of the labels provided.
Your plants will be picked and packed carefully to ensure they arrive to your door alive and fresh. Please unpack orders as soon as possible.
During the "Available Season" we aim to deliver all orders between Tuesday and Friday. According to our stock availability orders might be placed on hold until plants are in a suitable condition to be sent or in case you have placed an order out of Available Season. We will keep you informed via email about a delivery date.
Our couriers will leave orders with a neighbour or in a cool shaded area if there is no one at the address provided.
Please note that we only ship to the UK.