Rush (Juncus usitatus)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 2 to 4 feet
Plant Spread: 1 to 2 feet
Fruit: Showy
Other: 3/4 inch, 3 sided pods, containing numerous golden-brown seeds.
Flower Color: Brown
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Erosion control
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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