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A picture of a Greater Woodrush

Greater Woodrush

Luzula sylvatica 'Aurea'

Also known as

Great Wood-Rush 'Aurea'

Luzula sylvatica in natural setting by Cwmhiraeth (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Full Shade
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

50cm

50cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images

Luzula sylvatica in natural setting
2007-04-01Luzula sylvatica02

Overview

'Aurea' is an evergreen perennial with a clumping growth habit. It produces glossy foliage coloured green-yellow during winter and spring, later developing into a darker green shade. Produces small, inconspicuous, brown flowers in loose clusters.

Special Features

Ground cover