Juncus effusus Spiralis (Corkscrew Rush) is a small plant that grows between 2 to 5 feet in height and is suitable for planting in USDA zones 2-9. This ornamental foliage plant thrives best in full sun to semi-shade and requires regular waterings. It is suitable for any bog or aquatic environment and is flood tolerant.
When planting this small plant in pots, it is important to note that it does best in warmer climates. If planted in colder regions, you must ensure that the pot is well-drained, and never allowed to freeze. Monitor the soil, and if necessary supplement with fertilizers throughout the growing season.
This hardy plant is easily cultivated and will add a unique and exotic feel to any outdoor space. With its attractive corkscrew-like stems, it is a perfect feature plant that adds texture and visual interest. With proper planting, fertilizing and pruning, Corkscrew Rush is a low-maintenance and hassle-free addition to any garden.