Baloskion pallens ‘Didgery Sticks’ Native Rush

A type of native sedge that forms a clump of wiry upright stems giving a grass-like appearance. It has golden brown flowers on the ends of the stems in spring. Good for vertical accent in garden beds or pots. Tolerates waterlogged conditions and adapts well to heavy soils. Likes a full sun position to be at its best.
This plant was formerly known as Restio pallens.


Scientific Name:Baloskion pallens
Common Name:Native Rush
Plant Type:Grass or grass-like
Height:1 ~ 1.5 metre
Width:1 metre
Flower Colour:Brown
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Mildly acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Coastal garden
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage, Boggy poorly drained
Special Uses:Bog gardens, Fast growing
Attracts Wildlife:Lizards



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants