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Dune Thatching Reed

Thamnochortus fraternus

Full Sun
Moderate care


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Dune Thatching Reed Overview

This is a striking and attractive grass-like member of the large restio family. The plants are very uniform in height and the floral bracts are a rich red colour for about six months of the year, before, during and after flowering from the beginning of autumn to early summer.