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Juncus Effusus- Soft Rush

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$4.99
Usage
Ponds & Water Gardens, Drought Tolerant Plants,
Usage
Ponds & Water Gardens, Drought Tolerant Plants,
Zone
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Exposure
Sun & Shade,
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Ships
Year Round

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Shipping Information

We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.

Shipping Dates
Ships Year Round

Description

Juncus Effusus- Soft Rush

Juncus Effusus- Soft Rush, Common Rush, or Juncus interior. It is a flowering plant and perennial herbaceous species that can be found within the Juncaceae family. Juncus Effusus has a vast distribution range globally, with it being considered to be a native plant species in North America, South America, Asia, Europe, and Africa. Beyond its native range, it has a naturalized presence in Madagascar, Australia, and many other oceanic islands. The plant is most typically found thriving in very wet locations such as marshes, wetlands, and riparian areas. Within the British Isles, Juncus Effusus can be found growing in fen-meadows, purple and blue moor-grass pastures, as well as in other varied rush pastures.

A Detailed Look at Juncus Effusus

Juncus Effusus typically develops in medium size clumps with an approximate height of 4 foot 11 inches or 1.5 meters. It can commonly be found in ditches with good soil drainage or along the banks of small to medium size streams. The plant species can be extremely invasive and will spread to any location that possesses abundantly moist soil. It even tends to grow in areas near beaver dams. The physical appearance of the plant features smooth and rounded stem cylinders with a pith-like consistency. The inflorescence of the plant is yellow and usually protrudes out of a single stem approximately 8 inches or 20 centimeters from the top where the stem ends. This top portion, referred to as the bract, is slightly yellowish colored. At the lower end of the stem, you'll find leaves that have reduced to a brownish colored sheath. The Uses of Juncus Effusus

The plant uses in many ways, some of which you would not expect. In Europe, the plant is often used to construct rushlights, which are an affordable alternative to wax candles. In Japan, the Juncus Effusus is the primary material used to create the woven covering that rests above tatami mats.

Juncus Effusus- Soft Rush