Gardening 101: Cape Rush Grass

Cape rush may be what you are looking for if your garden calls out for a plant that looks like an ornamental grass, but doesn’t behave like one at season’s end. Maybe you want the upright, loose structure of a clump of perennial grass, but cutting it down to a sorrowful stub in wintertime sounds sad?

Maybe the garden needs a unique evergreen structure to it, with some soft movement too, reminiscent of water. Oh, and the plant can’t be fussy or fussed by deer. Well, you and your garden are in luck, thanks to the grass-like reeds of Chondropetalum.

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