Week 18 – May 08, 2021

Plant Information

Blue Dart ColorGrass® Juncus

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

Scientific Name: Juncus tenuis

Common Name: Common rush

Hardiness Zone: 4a - 10b

Hardiness Degree: -30°F (-34.4°C)

Plant Habit: Upright

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

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Height: 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)

Width: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Exposure: Sun, 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

Linear blue foliage adds texture to small containers and in-ground plantings. Strong vertical habit – faster, more reliable alternative to spike dracaena. Easy-care and adaptable to a wider range of conditions, including standing water and drought. Attractive indoor or water plant. Great retail shelf life.
Colour group: Green
Containers: 4 in./10 cm, 6 in./15 cm*, Gallon
*3 plants per pot