Juncus ensifolius Dagger-leaf rush

rush, dagger-leaf (Juncus ensifolius)

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Dagger-leaf rush, also known as swordleaf or three-stamened rush, grows in large upright clumps. The green dagger shaped leaves are similar to a small iris. Spreads by rhizomes and produces an interesting round seedhead. A nice addition to a pond or wetland.

Plant Type Perennial rush.
Flower Color Purple, brown, black.
Bloom Period June-August.
Height at Maturity 8-24".
Plant Spacing 12-24".
Light Requirements Full sun, part shade.
Moisture Needs High.
Soil Type

Moist to wet. Avoid standing water.