×
To buy, sell or swap plants and use our full service please log in or sign up – GreenPlantSwap is completely free!
Record your plants before you lose the plant labels! Just tick the ‘Garden’ box (below) on each plant. Learn more

Juncus effusus f. spiralis form

Soft rush

Garden

Wishlist

  • Juncus effusus f. spiralis form | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.3m to 0.5m
  • Spread0.3m to 0.65m
  • Growth HabitTufted
  • Flower ColourBrown-green
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Juncus effusus f. spiralis form (Soft rush). This evergreen perennial rush has leafless stems which twist and curl with dark green, whorled leaves. In early summer, there are dense panicles of green-brown flowers.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Grass or Semi-aquatic

Other common names

Rush

Origin

Northern Hemisphere

Interest and use

Bog, aquatic, border, ornamental, foliage, container

Search or browse our Glossary of 3,000+ botanical and plant-related terms


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


  • Juncus effusus f. spiralis form | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Heavy, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

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.

Search or browse our Glossary of 3,000+ botanical and plant-related terms


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


Juncus effusus f. spiralis form posts


    To view Juncus plants offered near you, enter your postcode or log in.

    Get started & find out why

    Posts of the WeekPosts & Events

    Open your garden for Thrive
    Potting

    “It’s not just gardening,
    it makes us healthier and happier”

    Production v5.9.2 (00577d2)