Blue Dart Rush

Juncus tenuis 'Blue Dart'

Lively and unique texture for container or garden. An inspired combination, more compact than others, and offering beautiful blue-green straight and twisted stems. A perfect addition to water gardens. Evergreen in mild winter areas.
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2-9: Perennial
Grow as Annual in all zones

Good to Grow...for one season:


Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.

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Botanical PronunciationJUN-kus in-FLEK-sus
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 14 to 16 in. tall; 10 to 12 in. wide.
Bloom TimePrized for Foliage
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary
Growth HabitUpright
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Erosion Control, Poolside, Specimen, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureExtreme Cold Hardiness, Naturalizes Well, Tolerates Wet Soils, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.
Companion PlantsBee Balm (Monarda); Creeping Jenny (Lysimachia); Iris (Iris); Joe-Pye Weed (Eupatorium); Turtlehead (Chelone)

Easily grown in evenly moist soil. Tolerates dry conditions when established. Slowly spreads; plant in container to control size. Feed in spring and summer.

This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:

Grow As Annual in All Zones