Mýrastigi

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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