Rhynchospora colorata 'Dancing Star'

Rhynchospora colorata 'Dancing Star'

 - syn. R. c 'Sternentanzer'; comm. Star Rush

A distinctive form of Star Rush, native to moist wetlands of southern states of America, so a virtual aquatic plant, but surprisingly drought resistant. With upright, green swards that produce stems with unique white star shaped flowers. Ideal for full sun, or partial shade, containers, borders or water margins are all suitable.

Price: 55.00 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

Unit Description:

50 Plants / Tray

Resilience:

Tender

Habit:

Upright

Flowering Time:

June - September

Height x Spread:

50 x 100 cm

Available to Order:

N/A

Recommend Sales:

N/A

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Consumer Information

Alternative Names:

syn. R. c 'Sternentanzer'; comm. Star Rush

Narrative Description:

A distinctive form of Star Rush, native to moist wetlands of southern states of America, so a virtual aquatic plant, but surprisingly drought resistant. With upright, green swards that produce stems with unique white star shaped flowers. Ideal for full sun, or partial shade, containers, borders or water margins are all suitable.

Ideal Conditions:

Prefers full sun, or partial shade with free-draining soil or compost.

Possible Situation:

A taller variety, suitable for raised beds and borders, but can also be used in large containers to create some height.

Resilience:

Tender

Habit:

Upright

Height x Spread / Trail:

50 x 100 cm

Features:

Typical Season:

Summer

Autumn

Flower Colour:

white

Foliage Colour:

green

Flowering Time:

June - September

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Raised Bed

Container

Prefers:

Full Sun

Part Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

To keep this plant over winter it must be kept in a frost free area.

Plant Care:

Cultural Information

Family:

POACEAE

Genus:

Rhynchospora

Species:

colorata

Cultivar:

Dancing Star

Alternative Names:

syn. R. c 'Sternentanzer'; comm. Star Rush

Category:

Ornamental Grasses

Recommended Pot Sizes:

Pot Spacing:

Typical time required from pot to sale:

0 weeks over Winter

0 weeks in Spring / Summer

Based on producing a finished pot size of 1L for plug products and 2L for liner products. (*)

Growing Media / Irrigation / Water Capacity:

Feeding / Fertilser
(during crop time):

Feeding Frequency:

Recommended pH:

Growth Regulation PGR:

Temperature During Production:

Temperature During Transport:

Availability

Available for Delivery:

N/A

Recommended Sales Window:

N/A

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:42/2110/22
Qty:123

Please note: this forecasted availability is a guide only. Quantities can be increased or produced earlier on request.

Point of Sale Material:

XL 15cm (4.5)

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Common Diseases:

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Additional Notes (*):

All information provided is based on producing a default finished pot size of 1L for our plug products, and 2L for 7cm and 9cm liner products. For alternative pot sizes please adjust cultural notes accordingly.

Finishing times - Based on average estimated climatic and environmental conditions, and are for guidance purposes only.

Temperature These conditions assume a protected ornamental growing environment. Recommended growing is generally above 5C.

Feeding Does not specify controlled release or liquid fertiliser application. This choice will depend on your conditions, requirements and preferences please contact your fertiliser consultant for suitable products to meet your requirements.

Growing media and pH Is shown for guidance purposes only - please contact your growing media consultant for suitable growing media to meet your requirements.



Disclaimer

This information is for guidance purposes only and is based upon our own growing environment and experience during trials. It is wise to use your own knowledge about your growing conditions and local environment in order to make informed cultural decisions.

Qty Discounts Available

  • for orders over 50 trays + additional discounts when placed 16 weeks in advance

Min Order 10 Trays

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