Juncus xiphioides, Iris Leaved Rush
Iris leaf Rush
A fast growing evergreen that grows up to three feet high and six feet wide and blooms in the summer. The needles are blue gray. You can divide the clumps of grass in fall or early spring for more plants.
You can remove things caught in the stems with a rake. You should cut the plants back every 10-15 years to the ground in late fall or early winter.
Plant with: Blue Eyed Grass (Sisyrinchium bellum), Deergrass (Muhlenbergia rigens), Douglas' Sagewort (Artemisia douglasiana), Scarlet Monkeyflower (Mimulus cardinalis), Soft Rush (Juncus effusus), Creeping Wild Rye (Elymus triticoides), Yerba Mansa (Anemopsis californica)
- Plant in part shade
- Tolerates most soils
- Keep moist, water regularly
- Attracts birds
- Great in containers
- Hardy up to -20 degrees
- Native to California