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Variegated Rush (Juncus effusus 'variegated') 2" Potted Hardy Marginal Plant

Variegated Rush (Juncus effusus 'variegated') 2" Potted Hardy Marginal Plant

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Variegated Rush, or Juncus effusus, is a striking and versatile addition to any pond or water garden. This hardy marginal plant features distinctive green and cream-striped cylindrical stems that add a vibrant contrast to the water's edge.

This plant thrives in moist soil or shallow water, making it ideal for planting along the margins of ponds, streams, or in bog gardens. Its upright growth habit creates a beautiful architectural element, adding height and texture to your aquatic landscape.

In addition to its ornamental value, Variegated Rush also provides important habitat and shelter for aquatic wildlife. Its dense growth can offer protection for small fish and other pond inhabitants.

Variegated Rush is a low-maintenance plant that requires minimal care once established. It can tolerate a wide range of conditions, including full sun to partial shade, and is relatively pest and disease-resistant.

Enhance the beauty and ecological diversity of your pond or water garden with the striking Variegated Rush!

Key Features:

  • Striking green and cream-striped cylindrical stems
  • Ideal for planting along pond margins or in bog gardens
  • Provides habitat and shelter for aquatic wildlife
  • Low-maintenance and pest-resistant
  • Thrives in a variety of conditions, from full sun to partial shade

Planting Instructions:

  • Plant in moist soil or shallow water along pond margins
  • Ensure roots are covered but the crown is above the waterline
  • Variegated Rush can be divided in spring to propagate or control growth

Care Tips:

  • Remove any dead or yellowing stems regularly
  • Variegated Rush may benefit from occasional fertilization during the growing season
  • Mulch around the base of the plant to help retain moisture and suppress weeds


  • Height: 18-24 inches
  • Spread: 12-18 inches
  • Hardiness Zone: 4-9
  • Water Depth: Moist soil to shallow water
        Hardiness zones: 3 - 11
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