Ficinia nodosa, commonly known as Knobby Club-rush, is a tufted perennial grass-like plant that is native to coastal areas of Australia. Its narrow, cylindrical stems can grow up to 1m tall and produce dense clusters of spherical brown seed heads at their tips. This plant is ideal for landscaping as it provides a unique texture and shape to gardens, especially in areas with poor soil quality or coastal conditions. It can be grown in pots or planted in mass to form a stunning ground cover that is both hardy and low-maintenance.
Height: About 1 m
Width: 0.5-1 m
Aspect: Prefers full sun to part shade.
Flowers: Produces small brown flowers on long stems in late winter to spring.
Uses: Ficinia nodosa is commonly used in landscaping for its striking architectural form and ability to tolerate wet soil conditions. It is also suitable for use in erosion control and rain gardens. In addition, the plant has traditional medicinal uses for treating a variety of ailments, including skin conditions, eye infections, and stomach problems.