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Luzula nivea

Snow woodrush

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Features

  • BloomsJune to July
  • Height0.2m to 0.5m
  • Spread0.2m to 0.3m
  • Growth HabitGrass-like
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourPale green

Description

Luzula nivea (Snow woodrush). This is a showy unusual grass, The flowers add textural and interest to dry or fresh floral arrangements.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Grass

Other common names

Woodrush

Origin

Europe

Interest and use

Shade, dried arrangements, ground cover.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade or Shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilPoor quality
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They prefer a moist position, in partial shade, but are not fussy about soil type, most of them are frost hardy.

Propagation

You can propagate from seed or by division.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Usually little trouble from pests and diseases.

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