Juncus inflexus L.

Hard Rush, Blue Rush

Family: Juncaceae

Genus: Juncus

Category: Grass

Zones: 5 to 9

Size: 2 to 4' tall

Exposure: Sun


Stems are gray-green and upright. Moist habitats.


'Afro' - twisted, spiraled stems, more vigorous and drought tolerant than J. Effusus 'Spiralis', 2' clumps, 15" tall

'Blue Arrows' - 18 to 24" tall and wide, narrow, upright stems.

'Lovesich Blues' - weeping, blue-green foliage, zone 4 up


Native to Europe and north America.

Published in Sp. Pl. 1: 326 in 1753.


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