Photo Courtesy of Hoffman Nursery Inc

Equisetum hyemale (Scouring Rush, Horsetail)

Tall slender bamboo-like stems sporting black and grey sheaths at each joint provide an interesting background for other pond plants. Medium-fast growth rate.

Blooms early spring to late summer
2-4 ft tall x 1-6 ft wide
Wet soil tolerant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun/Part to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture
Native to Native