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Plant description:

Tuft-forming, grass-like dark green restio with feathery looking foliage and drooping shoots. Good as part of a mixed border or in a container. R. gigantea (Dekriet, grootriet), a tall, tussockforming restio, has finely branched new shoots and golden-brown inflorescences. Male and female plants occur separately.

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Botanical Pronunciation: roe-doe-KOE-muh kuh-PEN-sis

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Botanical name

Rhodocoma capensis

Plant Care



Bears drooping shoots.

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Plant has feathery looking foliage.

Uses in landscape design

Wind resistant.Good as part of a mixed border or in a container.

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Perderiet (A)

Bears drooping shoots.

Plant has feathery looking foliage.

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