Soft Rush

soft rush

Soft rush is a great native grass for rain gardens and winter interest. This is one of the tough guys when it comes to being planted in a soggy area and forgotten about. It will tolerate part shade and deer so that is a major plus!

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Latin name: Juncus effusus

Common Name: Soft Rush
Type: Rush or Sedge
Family: Juncaceae
Native Range: Eurasia, North America, Australia, New Zealand
Zone: 4 to 9
Height: 2.00 to 4.00 feet
Spread: 2.00 to 4.00 feet
Bloom Time: June to August
Bloom Description: Yellowish-green
Sun: Full sun
Water: Wet
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Water Plant, Naturalize, Rain Garden
Flower: Showy
Tolerate: Erosion, Wet Soil
Information from Missouri Botanical