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Woodrush

Luzula spp.

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Woodrush Overview

Luzula is a genus comprising around 140 species of evergreen perennial plants in the Juncaceae (rush) family. This genus has a cosmopolitan distribution across temperate, arctic and tropical zones worldwide. Commonly known as wood rush, members are clump-forming, slowly spreading, stoloniferous plants with typically grass-like leaves and sprays of tiny brown flowers held on arching stems. They are cultivated as ground cover in damp, shady locations.

How to propagate Woodrush

Seed

Seed in spring or autumn.

Division

By division in autumn; however forms should be propagated by division only.