- Rush or Sedge
- USDA hardiness zones:
- Full sun
Easily grown in wet soils, including standing water, in full sun. Tolerates light shade, but best in full sun. Needs ample moisture and grows well in standing water up to about 4î deep. Plants are often slow to establish, but once established will slowly spread by creeping roots. Plant in containers sunk in the mud to control any possible spread.
Size and growth:
- 0.5 to 0.75 feet
- 1.0 to 1.5 feet
Bloom / flowers:
- June - August
- Yellowish-green to pale brown
Insignificant flowers, Water plant, Brown, Natural, Colored leaves, and Green
May be grown at the edge of a pond or water garden, in boggy areas, among wet pebbles or rocks or in several inches of standing water. Good water garden accent. Adds a certain amount of authenticity to transitional waterside areas. May help control soil erosion on banks. Effective in containers. Corkscrew stems are sometimes cut for floral arrangements.
No serious insect or disease problems.