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Luzula nivea

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Luzula nivea - Snowy Woodrush - Photo courtesy of Sean James Consulting & Design

More About Luzula nivea

  • Snowy-white flowers on green stems
  • Flowers can be dried for arrangements
  • Semi-evergreen, strap-like, arching, dark green blades
  • Grown for its slow-spreading, clump-forming habit
  • Bloom Time: Late spring
  • Flower Height: 60 cm
  • Foliage Height: 40 cm
  • Grass Type: Cool Season

Interesting Notes:

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:

40-60 cm

Spread:

30-40 cm

Colour:

Brown,White
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Snowy Woodrush Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best grown in a slightly acidic, moist soil, in full to partial shade, this luzula will tolerate a range of soils and even periods of drought. Divide every few years to maintain size and shape. May self-seed in optimum conditions, so removal of flowers may be necessary.


Luzula nivea Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Clumping
Upright
Spreading
Mounding

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Foundation planting