Juncus effusus


Native Plants Common or soft rush

Evergreen, native sedge with thin, bright green, cylindrical leaves, forming clumps.


Juncus effusus has clusters of fairly insignificant, yellowish flowers emerging from one side of the stem about 20cm from the top.

Top tip:  Compact and not invasive, provides a useful evergreen focus for any size of pond.

Flowers: April/May

Height: 20 – 60cm

Propagation: By division in Spring/early Summer.

Depth of water over the soil: 0-15cm

Planting: Plant into 5lt planting crate using heavy garden loam or Westland Aquatic Soil