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Juncus Genus

Rush

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • Soil pH5.0
  • WaterMoist or Wet

Description

Juncus genus (Rush). This genus contains about 280 species of grass-like plants, which are evergreen, tuft forming or creeping, mostly rhizomatous annuals and perennials. They all have either rounded leafless stems or stems bearing long narrow, basal leaves that are flat and hairless. The flowers have rounded heads and are generally inconspicuous; they have clusters of small brownish flowers. They are fully to half hardy, and will prefer sun or partial shade in a moist or wet situation.

Characteristics

Perennials, Deciduous or Evergreens, Grass-likes

Origin

Scotland

Interest and use

Aquatic, bog.

Propagation

Propagation is by seeds in the spring or autumn, or by division in the autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Usually little trouble from pests and diseases.

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