Luzula sylvatica 'Solar Flare'
Luzula sylvatica 'Solar Flare'
Luzula sylvatica 'Solar Flare'
Luzula sylvatica 'Solar Flare'
Luzula sylvatica 'Solar Flare'
Luzula sylvatica 'Solar Flare'
Luzula sylvatica 'Solar Flare'

Luzula sylvatica 'Solar Flare'

Greater Wood-Rush

Juncaceae

Height

30 cm

Flower colour

brown

Inflorence type

clusters

Flowering time

May - June

Foliage colour

chartreuse

Sunlight

sun - partial shade

Soil

well drained, moist

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

seems hardy

Plant range

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.

Propagation:


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.

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