Luzula sylvatica 'Solar Flare'
May - June
sun - partial shade
well drained, moist
acid - neutral - alkaline
garden variety, the species is native to Europe and SW-Asia.
Luzula is a fairly large genus in the rush family, Juncaceae, with a global distribution, mostly in cold temperate, arctic and alpine regions. They have leaves with characteristically hairy edges and clusters of small brown flowers. A few small species are native to Iceland.
Division in spring or fall.
Seed - sown in February - March.
Seed lightly covered and stored at 18°C (65°F) until germination.
Practically evergreen, but withered foliage needs to be trimmed in spring, before new growth emerges.