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Luzula sylvatica

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Luzula x 'Ruby Stiletto'

Ruby Stiletto Rush

 

More About Luzula sylvatica

  • AKA: Luzula maxima
  • Leaves are glossy green and 2 cm wide with long, white hairs on the margins
  • Light green flowers rise above the foliage
  • Grown for its spreading, clump forming habit
  • Bloom Time: 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:

5

Height:

40-60 cm

Spread:

30-40 cm

Colour:

Green
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Greater Wood Rush Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best grown in full shade, this luzula can tolerate some sun, providing there is sufficient moisture. May self-seed, if seed heads are not removed. Spreads moderately by rhizomes and can form a dense mat.


Luzula sylvatica Characteristics

Full Shade
Full Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow
Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Spring

Habit

Clumping
Spreading
Mounding

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Naturalizing