Quick establishing Australian native tussock grass, ideal planted around water features, ponds, and dry creek beds. Excellent filtration bed plant that also grows well in free-draining sandy soils. Here's an interesting feature on how Melbourne uses Ficinia to clean drainwater to irrigate its parks. Image source: John Tann Flicker CC.
DESCRIPTION: Native grass with upright growth habit and brown flower spikes throughout most of the year. USE IN: Ideal around water courses, rockeries and suited also to containers in formal outdoor areas. LOCATION: Hardy grass suited to most soil conditions, will tolerate drought, frost and saline soils. CARE: Low maintenance and tolerant of harsh conditions, requires little care once established. Fertilise with a native slow release fertiliser once a year. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 1 m x 1 m. YOUR PLANTS: These are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The average size of your plants will be 15 -25 cm in height including the pot height of 80 mm x 42 mm wide.