Juncus effusus ‘Spiralis’ (Corkscrew Rush)

25.00

J. effusus f. spiralis is an evergreen perennial grown for its curious clumps of spiralling, leafless, dark-green stems. Flowers, if produced, are brown and insignificant.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming

1 in stock

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COLOUR

Flower

Insignificant or absent, Brown in Summer


HOW TO CARE

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Pruning

Tidy by removing dead stems and any spent flowerheads in spring

Propagation methods

Division

WHERE TO GROW

Juncus effusus f. spiralis (Corkscrew rush) will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Aquatic, Bog garden, Waterside

Cultivation

Plant in the shallow margins of pools or consistently moist, acidic soil in full sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Boggy damp conditions, Moisture-retentive, Pond/In water

Soil pH

Acid

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

COLOUR

Flower

Insignificant or absent, Brown in Summer


HOW TO CARE

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Pruning

Tidy by removing dead stems and any spent flowerheads in spring

Propagation methods

Division

WHERE TO GROW

Juncus effusus f. spiralis (Corkscrew rush) will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Aquatic, Bog garden, Waterside

Cultivation

Plant in the shallow margins of pools or consistently moist, acidic soil in full sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Boggy damp conditions, Moisture-retentive, Pond/In water

Soil pH

Acid

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered