Selliera radicans (Bonking Grass)

Full Sun
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Plant Details

An excellent and unusual ground cover plant from New Zealand and rarely seen here. Small, white, scented flowers in summer.

This hardy little plant is excellent and all but unknown in the UK. Useful for underplanting large containers or as ground cover. It is now even being used as an alternative to grass in some countries.

Its vibrant, light green colour makes an expanse of Selliera a beautiful sight; one which is further enhanced by the appearance of its copiously-produced white flowers in summer.

Can cope with coastal positions well.

Happiest in permanently moist soil, but will tollerate drier conditions.

Height: 10cm


Common name(s): Bonking Grass; Victorian Swampweed; Tongue Plant.