Genus Species: Juncus krausii
Common / Product Name: Sea Rush
Habit: WETLAND SPECIES (WS) and TUFTS (TF)
Height x Width: 0.6 – 2.3m x 0.5 – 1.5m
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Wetlands/Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Low
Origin: Australian Plant
Evergreen: Rhizomatous perennial
Flowering: starts: Late Spring / ends: Autumn
Flower Colour: Dark Brown
Irrigation: Wetland species to coastal marshes brackish to saline areas.
Lower Temperatures: Medium frost tolerance. Planting near water protects from frost, however can withstand temperatures as low as -8°C once established for short periods.
Upper Temperatures: Tolerates periods of dry spells with temperatures extending from Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C for short spells.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.