Scirpus atrovirens (Dark Green Bulrush)

Green globe-like spikelets are held on upright stems atop green grass like foliage.

Blooms early summer to fall
4-5 ft tall x 4-5 ft wide


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture
Native to Native

An abundance of reddish seed heads that mature to a slight purple shade on tall thin stalks that grow high above a clump of green grass blades that fade to green gold in fall. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-spring
HARDY to -20 °F (-28.9 °C)
6-8 ft tall x 2-4 ft spread
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Salt tolerant
Attracts birds
Deer and rabbit resistant

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This perennial grass features an upright mound of slender, green blades that turn red and orange in fall, and are topped with feathery, light pink flower panicles. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
2 ft tall x 1.5 ft wide
Attracts birds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone

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