Juncus effusus 'Spiralis'
Garden Plant Information

Juncus effusus 'Spiralis'

 

Name

Juncus effusus 'Spiralis' (also called corkscrew rush)

Genus  

Juncus

Species

effusus

Cultivar/variety

'Spiralis'

General description

Shallow aquatic, or moist ground, reed with twisted, spiral stems. Useful for pond edges.

Season of interest

All year round.

Key horticultural features

  1. Habit dense mat of twisted stems. H: 45cm S: 60cm

  2. Stems narrow, dark green, twisted.

  3. Flowers small, tufty, brown flowers in summer.

Cultural details

Aspect

Full sun to partial shade.

Soil

Acidic. Moist to wet up to 8cm of water.

Hardiness

Fully hardy.

Maintenance

Lift and divide congested plants from mid-spring to early summer.

Moist to wet up to 8cm of water.Propagation

By division in spring or early summer.