Juncus patens 'Blue Arrow'

Juncus patens 'Blue Arrow'

$18.00Price

1 GALLON JUNCUS PATENS

USDA Zones 4-9

 

This grass like plant is native to the western US, found primarily  along coastal & coastal mountain, in marshes & other wet areas. It can also be tolerant of summer drought & garden conditions. This perennial herb has skinny tall green, gray, blue stems grown in a clumping manner. It holds many flowers that fluster from the side of the stem, rather than at it's tip. The fruit is spherical red or brown in a capsule like shape that fill & bulge from the dried flower remnants when it matures. 

 

It is popular in formal gardens, water gardens, container arrangements, & makes for a beautiful center piece with it's height & striking appearance as it can grow up to 3 feet tall & wide. It attracts butterflies & moths making it perfect for an attractant garden. It tolerates a variety of soils & is deer resistant.

 

You will receive a 1 gallon size plant bare root without a pot

  • COMMON NAME
    Juncus

    BOTANICAL NAME
    Juncus patens

    PLANT TYPE
    Grasses

    SIZE
    1-3' tall & 3' wide

    FORM
    Fountain

    GROWTH RATE
    Moderate

    DORMANCY
    Evergreen

    FLOWER COLOR
    Red, brown; no fragrance

    SUN
    Full sun

    WATER
    Moderate - high, once established drought tolerant.

    SOIL
    Tolerates a variety of different soils; moist but well drained or moisture retentive

    MAINTENANCE
    Low

    COMMON USES
    Bogs, ponds & streams, deer resistant, butterfly gardens, water gardens, beds & borders

    COLD TOLERANCE
    Tolerates cold to 15 degrees Fahrenheit

     

I love Nature partly because she is not man, but a retreat from him.

- Henry David Thoreau; Journal 3 January 1853
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