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Buy Juncus effusus soft rush: Charming natural pondside plant

This pond plant dies right back in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: damp to wet, humus-rich, acidic soil
  • Depth of water: 0-5cm
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to August
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Commonly found on damp moors and grassland, this perennial makes a fine addition to the margins of a pond. The upright stems are dark green and in summer are accompanied by tight clusters of small brown flowers. Wonderful for adding vertical interest beside water, it will also grow in pots and containers provided there is reliable moisture.

  • Garden care: Plant out in reliably moist soil, or pot up into a pond basket and place at the margins of a pond. Remove dead foliage and old flowered stems in spring.

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hi. i have a belfast sink that i'm making into a small wildlife pond. would this plant be suitable for that and does it come ready planted in a suitable container for being underwater? i assume i won't need to re-pot it? thanks. annie x

annie pritchard

Hello, Provided it is not plunged too deeply into the sink, this plant should be fine for your new pond. It is currently in a 1-litre pot, so really I would advise potting it up so it has room to grow on.


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