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Flying Hedgehogs - Juncus ensifolius - 1 litre

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Use Juncus ensifolius for permanent evergreen foliage interest in that difficult to grow damp area .

  • Hardy
  • Can be cut back in late winter
  • Full sun / part shade
  • Permanently moist, not wet soil
  • Throughout the year until cut back
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Commonly known swordleaf rush, Juncus ensifolius does indeed have sword like leaves which produce clusters of flowers, consisting of up to 10 flower heads at the stem tips, and are round in shape and comprised of many individual dark brownish purple flowers between June and August . It is commonly found growing in marshes, wetlands, stream banks and wet meadows so is ideal for the home bog garden or wet poolside.

Available as a 1L plant.

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Short name Flying Hedgehogs
Sub title Juncus ensifolius - 1 litre
Brand Great Little Garden
Drought Resistance Not resistant to drought in any way
Evergreen/Deciduous Deciduous
Flowering Period Jul and Aug
Foliage colour Green / yellow
Fragrance Green / yellow
Hardiness Hardy
Plant Size 1 litre pot
Plant Type Water
Minimum Height 150
Maximum Depth 50
Height & Spread 15 - 30 cm (h) 0 - 5 cm (d)
Pot size (Litres) 1L
Maximum Height 300
Required maintenance Little maintenance is required Trim just above the water surface after foliage has died back in Autumn to tidy leaving a little material to protect new shoots
Season of Interest Spring - Summer
Soil Type Wet
Sun or Shade Partial shade
Where to Plant Water

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