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Baloskion tetraphyllum 'Feather Top' is a herbaceous perennial plant which is native to swampy areas. It is a selected small form of Baloskion, and is a good specimen plant, or for massed plantings. It is also an excellent container plant. Traditionally the foliage of this plant is used by florist in their flower arrangements. This plant doesn't self seed or become invasive, and has few pests or diseases.
Baloskion performs well in free draining moist, boggy sites, and water courses of shallow areas of ponds. It can also grow in general gardens provided it receives regular watering and partial shade from hot summer heat. It can withstand dry periods once established. It is suitable for sunny spots, partial shade or shady areas. Cut back every couple of years to tidy old foliage and to encourage new growth.
Flower colour: green, brown
Flowering season: not specified
Maximum height: 0.8 metres
Minimum height: not specified
Maximum width: 0.4 metres
Minimum width: not specified
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: Frogs, lizards, insects.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical, tropical.
Loam: wet, moist.
Clay: wet, moist.
Sand: wet, moist.
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser applied in spring if needed.