Rush Overview

Description The curious corkscrew rush loves wet or boggy conditions. It makes a fascinating architectural accent in planters, beds, and moist borders. It's technically leafless, with green cylindrical stems that are pointed at the tip. Plant rush alongside streams and ponds, though it will tolerate dryer conditions elsewhere. It's excellent in container gardens.
Genus Name Juncus
Common Name Rush
Plant Type Perennial
Light Part Sun, Sun
Height 1 to 3 feet
Width 24 to 24 inches
Flower Color Green
Season Features Colorful Fall Foliage, Summer Bloom
Special Features Attracts Birds, Cut Flowers, Good for Containers, Low Maintenance
Zones 10, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Propagation Division, Seed
Problem Solvers Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant

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Common rush

Juncus patens is an adaptable plant that thrives in various growing conditions, including dry and wet soil. It grows 2 feet tall and 2 feet wide and sports upright stems.

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