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Juncus patens - Spreading Rush, Common Rush (Plant)

Juncus patens - Spreading Rush, Common Rush (Plant)



Plant Characteristics
Species NameJuncus patens
Common NameSpreading Rush, Common Rush
Plant TypeGrass/Grass-Like
Sun ExposureCoast-Sun, Coast-Part Sun, Inland-Part Sun, Inland-Shade,
Water RequirementHigh
Soil TypeAny
Flower ColorBronze, Brown, Copper
Flowering MonthsJune, July, August, September, October
Height by Width3ft. x 6ft.
Specialty Features
  • Songbirds
  • Erosion Control
  • Container Plant
  • Deer Resistant


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