- Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 4 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 12 - 18 Inches
- Mature Spread 16 - 20 Inches
- Growing Zones 5 - 9
- Use As A Thriller In Containers
Graceful Grasses® Curly Wurly Corkscrew Rush (Juncus effusus ‘Curly Wurly’) is grown for its exciting foliage. This easy-care perennial has blue-green, tightly curled blades. This rush flowers in the spring and summer, although the white blooms are not significant. Graceful Grasses® Curly Wurly Corkscrew Rush reaches a mature size of 12 - 18 inches high by 16 - 20 inches wide, and is hardy in USDA zones 5 - 9.
This grass is a North American native with an upright, spreading growth habit. It is able to tolerate wet, poorly draining soils. In container planting, Curly Wurly Corkscrew Rush is great for the role of the ‘filler’ in ‘thriller, filler, spiller’ designs. Its unique texture and shape will elevate any planting.
Graceful Grasses® Curly Wurly Corkscrew Rush Care
In order for Curly Wurly Corkscrew Rush to thrive, plant it in a location that receives full to part sun, 4 - 6 hours of sunlight minimum. This plant is able to tolerate boggy areas and poorly draining soil. Select a location that will stay moderately moist through the growing season. Curly Wurly Corkscrew Rush has average fertilization requirements. Use a general-purpose landscape fertilizer once in the spring and again during midsummer.
The only pruning necessary for this plant is an annual trimming. Cut your Curly Wurly Corkscrew Rush back to the ground during the late winter or early spring, before new growth emerges.
Graceful Grasses® Curly Wurly Corkscrew Rush Spacing
Space Curly Wurly Corkscrew Rush about 20 inches apart for best growth results. This plant is great for borders and containers, but it may need more frequent watering when planted in a container.
Graceful Grasses® Curly Wurly Corkscrew Rush Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 - 9|
|Plant Type: Perennial|
|Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 4 Hours of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 12 - 18 Inches|
|Mature Spread: 16 - 20 Inches|
|Spacing: 16 - 20 Inches|
|Flower Color(s): White|
|Bloom Period: Grown for Foliage|
|Foliage Type: Herbaceous|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Seasonal Interest: Spring Flowering, Summer Flowering|
|Container Role: Thriller|
|Features: Deadheading Not Necessary, Foliage Interest, Low Maintenance|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
|Common Name: Graceful Grasses® Curly Wurly Corkscrew Rush|
|Scientific Name: Juncus effusus|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.