A picture of a Bulrush

Bulrush

Schoenoplectus lacustris

Also known as

Common bulrush, Common club rush, Club rush

Full Sun
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

2m

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Bulrush Overview

This species of grass is creeping with solitary stems that are tall with narrow strap-like green leaves. The flowers are borne in loose clusters with small egg-shaped spikelets with red-brown glumes.

How to propagate Bulrush

Seed

Propagate from seed in autumn.

Other uses of Bulrush

Used to make chair seats.