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Juncus inflexus

Hard Rush

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Item #: 2094

Zones: 4a to 9b

Height: 40" tall

Culture: Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Africa, Asia, Europe

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


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This is one of my favorite structural plants for the garden. The hard rush makes a stunning clump 30" tall x 2' wide of rigid grey-blue stems that arch slightly at the top. We have used this easy-to-grow rush as a mass planting in our bog garden for a great evergreen vertical accent behind bolder coarse-textured plants. If it looks tattered in spring, simply shear it to the ground. Remember that all rushes prefer a moist soil, and when siting, consider that "rush" is known for its tendency to lean to the right.