Scirpus atrovirens (Dark Green Bulrush)

Green globe like spikelets held on upright stems, green grass like foliage, blooms early summer to fall, 4 – 5 ft tall x 4 – 5 ft wide, full sun to part shade


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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Compact size and airy display of tan flower plumes in late summer and red-orange foliage in the fall, 2 ft tall x 1.5 wide, full sun.

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