Elegia Capensis (10 seeds)

Common Name
Horsetail restio, (afrikaans: besemriet, fonteinriet)
  • This is a very striking, graceful species growing in clumps to a height of 2m.
  • They were originally described as horsetails, due to the whorl like appearance of the foliage.
  • They flower in spring for about 3 weeks, producing golden brown flowers, which are popular in the cut flower industry.
  • This is probably one of the most well known cultivated restios.
  • They can be grown in full sun or semi-shade and prefer marshy areas.
  • Seeds should be sown in autumn
  • Hardy to USDA zone 8
Price per pack of 10 seeds