Saxapahaw, NC

The Flower of Carolina


  • Product Info

    SALE  Soft Rush (Juncus effusus)
    Rush Family
    Soft Rush is a plant that you can’t help but walk by and run your hands through. The emerald green, tubular stalks are silky smooth, dense, and evergreen. They are topped by golden brown, drooping flower clusters. Preference is for full to part sun in moist to wet soil, but it can withstand periods of drought once established. Can be an aggressive spreader through re-seeding and underground rhizomes. Its dense, evergreen habit provides excellent ground cover and habitat for animals.
    Blooms: Yellow, 4-6 weeks, July-Sep
    Leaves: Emerald green, shiny, tubular, evergreen
    Height: 3-4’ 
    Space: 2-3’
    Soil: Average-Wet
    Exposure:  Full sun-Part sun
    Fauna: Food, nesting, and cover to birds and other small animals
    Seeds: ⅛” capsules are attractive on sprays of dry golden brown flower heads
    Deer Resistance: High
    Zone: 3-9
    Native Status: NC Native, common in all parts of the state
    Provenance: North Carolina ecotype, seed grown