Plant Information

ColorGrass Juncus Blue Dart

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Juncus tenuis

Common Name: Common rush

Hardiness Zone: 4a - 10b

Hardiness Degree: 0°F (-17.8°C)

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Drought Tolerant, Winter Interest (regional), Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Height: 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)

Width: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun

General Information: Compact, blue-foliaged grass is very adaptable to a wide range of garden conditions, including standing water and drought. Spray type habit makes Blue Dart well-suited to small containers and baskets,

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 6 to 7 weeks
Transplant to finish: 7 to 8 weeks
Supplied as multi-seed pellets. 

  • Linear blue foliage adds texture to small containers and in-ground plantings. 
  • Strong vertical habit – faster, more reliable alternative to spike dracaena. 
  • Low-maintenance and adaptable to a wide range of conditions, including standing water and drought. 
  • Attractive indoor or water plant. 
  • Great retail shelf life