Week 19 – May 09, 2021

Plant Information

Twister ColorGrass® Juncus

  • Twister ColorGrass® Juncus - Bloom
  • Twister ColorGrass® Juncus - Container
Growing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Juncus effusus spiralis

Common Name: Corkscrew rush

Hardiness Zone: 5a - 9b

Hardiness Degree: -20°F (-28.9°C)

Plant Habit: Upright

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

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Height: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Width: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Exposure: Sun, Partial Sun

General Information: Small, curly green leaves offer interesting and fun foliage.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 7 to 8 weeks
Transplant to finish: 6 to 7 weeks

Unusual juncus is economical and easy to grow – a fun addition to mixed containers. Shoppers love the small, curly green leaves of this upright plant. Can be grown as a “mini” for expanded sales opportunities. Also thrives in wet conditions, making it a useful pond plant.
Colour group: Green
Containers: 4 in./10 cm, 6 in./15 cm*, Gallon
*3 plants per pot