Herb latin name: Marsippospermum grandiflorum
Synonyms: Rostkovia grandiflora
Family: Juncaceae (Rush Family)
Description of the plant:
(11 3/4 inch)
Habitat of Marsippospermum grandiflorum:Wet sands, open moist peaty grassland, river margins, bogs and moorland to 350 metres and north to latitude 47°s.
Other uses of the herb:The leaves are used in basket making and thatching etc.
Propagation of Marsippospermum grandiflorum:Seed - we have no information on this species but suggest surface sowing the seed in early spring in a greenhouse. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first winter. Plant them out in late spring or early summer. Division might be possible in the spring.
Cultivation of the herb:Wet sands, open moist peaty grassland, river margins, bogs and moorland to 350 metres and north to latitude 47°s.
Medicinal use of Marsippospermum grandiflorum:None known
Known hazards of Marsippospermum grandiflorum:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.