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Schoenoplectus lacustris 'Albescens'

Variegated Pond Rush

Rush

Comments

A perennial, heavily rhizomatous wetland plant found in ponds and marshes, usually in standing water no deeper than six feet; an excellent water feature accent; evergreen in warmer climates

Description

A perennial, heavily rhizomatous wetland plant found in ponds and marshes, usually in standing water no deeper than six feet; an excellent water feature accent; evergreen in warmer climates

Landscape Attributes

Variegated Pond Rush is an herbaceous evergreen perennial with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Variegated Pond Rush is ideally suited for growing in a pond, water garden or patio water container, and is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Water Gardens;Container Planting;Bog Gardens

Planting & Growing

Variegated Pond Rush will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the water, not requiring facer plants in front. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. As an evegreen perennial, this plant will typically keep its form and foliage year-round.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

moist to wet

Cold Hardy to Zone:

6b

Height(inches):

Spread:

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Soil Type:

4 feet

4 feet

Deer Resistant:

false

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