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European Meadow Rush

Juncus inflexus

SKU
42076
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.
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Botanical PronunciationJUN-kus in-FLEK-sus
Average Size at MaturityForms dense clump, 1 to 3 ft. tall, slowly spreading up to 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring to Early Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Flower ColorBrown
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseContainer, Poolside
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsKeep soil moist to wet.
Companion PlantsBee Balm (Monarda); Creeping Jenny (Lysimachia); Iris (Iris); Joe-Pye Weed (Eupatorium); Turtlehead (Chelone)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9

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