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Luzula acuminata

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Luzula acuminata - Hairy Wood Rush

More About Luzula acuminata

  • Profuse, airy panicles of gold flowers on green stems
  • Leaves are flat, grass-like, soft and edged with long silky hairs
  • Grown for its slow-spreading clump-forming habit
  • Bloom Time: Late spring
  • Flower Height: 70 cm
  • Foliage Height: 40 cm
  • Grass Type: Cool Season

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Cool Season Grasses: These grasses do the majority of their growing in early spring and start again when temperatures start to cool in the fall. During the warmer summer months, they stop growing and some will even go dormant. Cool season grasses flower in the spring or early summer. Most cool season grasses grow best in a consistently moist soil.
 

 

Zone:

4

Height:

30-70 cm

Spread:

30-40 cm

Colour:

Gold
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Hairy Wood Rush Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best grown in an average to moist soil, in partial shade, however, it is tolerant of most soil conditions. Luzula acuminata is less aggressive than the European species.  


Luzula acuminata Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Clumping
Compact

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Border/edging
Naturalizing