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Juncus effusus - Big Twister Corkscrew Rush
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Juncus effusus - Big Twister Corkscrew Rush

Juncaceae Juncus Effusus Corkscrew Rush

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Grows InZone 4A · -30° to -25° F through Zone 10B · 35° to 40° F
Grows in Fairfield! (Learn More)
Sun ExposureFull / Mostly Sun, Morning Shade / Evening Sun, Dappled Light / Filtered Sun
Soil DrainageModerately Drained, Poorly Drained
Resistent ToDrought, Heat, Salt Tolerant
Foliage ColorMedium Green
Average Height1' to 2'
Average Width2' to 3'
AttractsVisual Attention
Additional Information About Juncus effusus - Big Twister Corkscrew Rush

Juncus Effusus 'Corkscrew Rush' is a fast growing ornamental grass and aquatic plant that can be grown in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 4A through 10B. It matures to an average height of 1 foot to 2 feet and an average width of 2 feet to 3 feet, depending on climate and other environmental factors. It prefers growing in a location that provides full sun, morning shade with afternoon sun or filtered sun and grows best when planted in sand, loam or clay soil that is moderately drained or moderately wet. The foliage is medium green in color. It attracts visual attention and is resistant to drought, heat and salty soil and/or spray.

Big Twister Corkscrew Juncus Grass can be useful in the landscape in containers or planters, in hanging baskets or in landscape beds or islands and also in bog gardens.

 


More about Big Twister Corckscrew Rush

Big Twister is a unique Juncus grass that sports spiraling, dark green and glossy foliage, resembling giant corkscrews twisting and turning creating a dramatic effect in the garden or in the garden pond. 'Big Twister' is more upright than 'Spiralis', forming 18 inch tall clumps with an equal spread.

Big Twister Juncus grass is easy to grow and maintain in very moist to wet conditions in full sun to part shade. It is an eyecatching accent in the garden pond, container water gardens, or in bog gardens.

If necessary, the foliage can be refreshed yearly by cutting back the old stems in late winter. After doing so, bright, new greenery will emerge in spring. This duplicates what happens naturally in its northern most range, where the frost kills its greenery back to ground level.

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