Juncus 'Blue Dart'

Blue Dart Rush

Family: Juncaceae

Genus: Juncus

Category: Grass

Zones: 2 to 9

Size: To 18" tall and 12" wide

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Blue to blue-green straight, upright leaves. Likes consistently moist soil in full sun but will tolerate some shade. Spreads slowly by rhizomes. Divide in spring.


Sold as a cultivar of Juncus inflexus or tenuis. Missouri Botanical Garden says the parentage is confused but that it resembles J. influxes more.


My Experience: 

I purchased a 4" pot at the Hort. Club sale at Plantapalooza in April 2013 and planted it in the Ornamental Grasses Border.

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