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Common Rush (Juncus effusus) 2" Potted Hardy Marginal Plant

Common Rush (Juncus effusus) 2" Potted Hardy Marginal Plant

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Common Rush (Juncus effusus) is a versatile and hardy marginal pond plant that adds a touch of elegance to any water garden. Also known as Soft Rush or Corkscrew Rush, this perennial plant features slender, upright stems that gracefully arch at the tips, creating a unique and attractive appearance.


  • Hardy perennial plant suitable for zones 4-9.
  • Grows up to 3 feet tall, with arching stems.
  • Thrives in full sun to partial shade.
  • Adaptable to various soil types but prefers moist, fertile soil.
  • Low maintenance and easy to grow.
  • Provides habitat and food for wildlife, such as birds and insects.

Ideal for:

  • Pond edges and shallow water areas.
  • Water gardens, bog gardens, and naturalized wetland areas.
  • Container gardens and landscape features.

Care Tips:

  • Plant in containers with aquatic soil and place in water up to a few inches deep.
  • Keep soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.
  • Trim back old foliage in late winter or early spring to encourage new growth.
  • Divide overcrowded clumps every few years to maintain vigor.

Note: Common Rush is not invasive and can be safely planted in ponds and water gardens without the risk of spreading uncontrollably. Its unique form and easy care make it a popular choice among water gardeners looking to add height and texture to their aquatic landscapes.

        Hardiness zones: 3 - 11
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