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CHONDROPETALUM TECTORUM Cape Reed Plant One Gallon Size

CHONDROPETALUM TECTORUM Cape Reed Plant One Gallon Size

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The CHONDROPETALUM TECTORUM Cape Reed Plant is an evergreen shrub that is native to Southern Africa. This plant can reach heights of up to 8 feet and is known for its upright stems and gray-green foliage. This one gallon size is perfect for garden beds and borders, and is sure to add a touch of natural beauty to your landscape.

Botanical Name: Chondropetalum tectorum Common Name: Cape Reed

A compact South African marsh plant with upright, jointed, matte blue-green stems that grow as wide as the diameter of a pencil. Each joint is enveloped by an ornamental papery bracht that blends hues of cream, rust, scarlet, and brown. Dark brown flower heads grow at the tips of the foliage.

USDA Zone: Zones 8 - 10

Sunset Zone: Zones 8, 9, 14 - 24

Mature Height: 3 - 5 feet

Mature Width: 3 - 5 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun, Filtered Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade, Shade

Water Needs: Low,Moderate


The plant will be approximately 7 to 8 inches in height with well-developed roots. These plants have been growing in one gallon containers.  They will be shipped without the containers.  The roots and soil will be dampened and covered in plastic wrap prior to shipping. They will be ready to plant upon arrival.

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