Tall, erect grass with quite distinct reddish-brown foliage curled at the ends.
Sunny aspect. Average or moist soil. Tolerant of most conditions. Makes an ideal fringing for water features, containers and rockeries. Clumps to 75x30cm.
Before planting make sure that the soil is well prepared by digging in Compost to improve soil structure. This can be done by, digging individual holes for each plant or digging the compost into a trench.
In heavier clay soils adding a handful of Gypsum ever 1m2 or so, will further improve the structure. In really heavy soils you can plant into a slight mound to help with drainage.
Fertilise using Kings 24+ or for an organic option try Aquaticus Garden Booster.
Water the plant deeply and mulch with Living Earth More than Mulch to reduce competition for nutrients form weeds.