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Luzula x 'Ruby Stiletto'

More About Luzula x 'Ruby Stiletto'

  • Semi-evergreen, spiky, arching, red-tipped dark green blades
  • Airy panicles hold white flowers above the foliage
  • Bloom Time: Late spring
  • Flower Height: 40 cm
  • Foliage height: 30 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:

30-40 cm

Spread:

30-40 cm

Colour:

White
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Ruby Stiletto Rush Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best grown in partial shade. The red colour is intensified in the sun, poor soils, or when grown in too much moisture. Will self-seed in favourable conditions. Comb through the foliage in the spring to remove dead leaves.


Luzula x 'Ruby Stiletto' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Evergreen
Evergreen
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Clumping
Compact

Foliage Color

Red
Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Luzula x 'Ruby Stiletto'

Luzula nivea

Luzula nivea

Snowy Woodrush

Luzula sylvatica

Luzula sylvatica

Greater Wood Rush