Corkscrew Rush (Juncus effusus spiralis)
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Corkscrew rush (Juncus effusus spiralis) is a cultivar of the Soft rush Corkscrew rush and is a very unusual small evergreen with dark green needle-like cylindrical stems that curl and twist as they grow out and up. An ideal plant for the shallows of a small pond. Although evergreen it will benefit from having its foliage cut back in early spring to encourage fresh new growth. Sun or semi shade.
Juncus classical Latin name referring to use in weaving and basketry.
Planting position: Pond marginal shelf up to 10cm deep or very wet soil