Juncus effusus ~ Soft Rush

Soft Rush

Juncus effusus

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Soft Rush is a grass-like wetland perennial with upright cylindrical non-jointed stems from spreading basal clumps and foliage reduced to bladeless basal sheathes. The flowers and seedpods are inconspicuous.  Best in  full sun and moist to wet well-drained soils.  Though it looks coarse, the stems are soft to the touch.

Type: 

Perennial, Orn. Grass

Height: 

2' - 4'

Spread: 

2' - 4'

Spacing: 

3’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

4 - 9

Culture: 

Full Sun Part Sun

Bloom Color: 

N/A

Season of Interest:  

Year-Round

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Low Maintenance. Can grow in up to 4" of standing water, or garden soils if kept consistently moist.  Slow to emerge after being cut back.  No serious pests or diseases.  Leaf spot, rust, and root rot may occur.

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings,  Borders Woodland Gardens Ponds and Streams, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS:  Iris Bee Balm Swamp Milkweed

IMAGE: Emőke Dénes,  Poales - Juncus effusus - 1 CC BY-SA 4.0

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