Isolepis cernua

Fibre Optic Grass is a fountain-like ornamental grass with small, silvery white flowers at the tips, resembling fibre optic wires..
AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 0.3m x 0.3m
FLOWERING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
FRUITING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D

An evergreen, perennial, ornamental grass that forms a neat clumping mound and gives an eye-catching display with its finely textured leaves which spill over like a fountain.  It bears small, silvery white flowers at the tips and resembles fibre optic wires, hence its common name.

MAINTENANCE:
Water regularly and avoid the soil drying out. The foliage will turn yellow if the soil becomes too dry.
Clumps can be divided in spring every 2-3 years or when the plants become crowded.

GARDEN THEMES:
Bushveld, formal, grassland

LANDSCAPING USES:
Looks magnificent in a container or hanging basket, allowing it to spill over the sides.
Can also be used to add texture in a mixed bed.

FOLIAGE:
FULL GALLERY:
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