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European Meadow Rush

Juncus inflexus

Pronunciation: JUN-kus in-FLEK-sus
SKU #42076
3-9

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OVERVIEW
Description A dense, upright, grass-like tuft of stiff, sheathed, pencil thin, blue-green stems that slowly spreads by underground rhizomes, naturalizing easily in wetland areas. Develops airy, reddish-brown flowers in early summer. An excellent water garden accent at pond's edge. Provides unique texture to mixed containers. Evergreen in mild winter areas.
Light Full sun
Watering Keep soil moist to wet.
Blooms Late Spring to Early Summer
Mature Size Forms dense clump, 1 to 3 ft. tall, slowly spreading up to 3 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Semi-Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care
Growth Rate Slow
STYLE
Landscape Use Container, Poolside
Flower Color Brown
Foliage Color Blue-green
Companion Plants Bee Balm (Monarda); Creeping Jenny (Lysimachia); Iris (Iris); Joe-Pye Weed (Eupatorium); Turtlehead (Chelone)
CARE
Care Requires evenly moist to wet soil; tolerates bog conditions and standing water. Clumps are often slow to establish, but once established will slowly spread by creeping rhizomes; plant in a container to control spread. May die to the ground in colder zones, regrowing from the roots in spring.

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