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Juncus mexicanus

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Juncus mexicanus

Species Name: Juncus mexicanus
Common Name: Mexican Rush

Nice garden color with delicate leaves. Spreads vigorously with wet conditions. Recommended accent plant for both containers and ponds.

Plant Family: Juncaceae
Plant Type: Rush
Height by Width: 2' H x spreading
Growth Habit: Upright and spreading
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Regular
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Brown
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Throughout California except the Central Valley
Natural Habitat: Coast to montane meadows below 12,000'

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