Lime Tuff is a great low maintenance plant for general landscaping work. It has an upright form, with bright green narrow leaves. It grows from an underground rhizome, which makes it able to resprout after hard cutbacks. Withstands heavy frost, and good for coastal plantings. It is proving to be adaptable to a wide range of climates from temperate to Mediterranean as well as sub tropical climates. Great as a border or pot plant, and can be used under trees.
|Common Name:||Mat Rush|
|Plant Type:||Grass or grass-like|
|Height:||0.5 ~ 0.6 metres|
|Width:||0.5 ~ 0.6 metres|
|Soil Type:||Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Container growing, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Special Uses:||Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Other insects, Lizards|
Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for this plant.