Hairy Woodrush

Luzula acuminata

Purple Swish

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Whorls of tiny yellow flowers in May and June are followed by yellow/green seed capsules cradled by reddish bracts, red-tinged leaves up to 1/2 inch wide and 12 inch long are fringed in long white hairs, a charming tufting ground cover, spreads by seed and short rhizomes. Clay, gravel, and acid tolerant.

Average To Moist
Part Shade To Shade
0.5-1.5 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 3b-8b

Native Range: Labrador across QC and s ON with some populations in the mtns of AB & BC, south to LA & the FL panhandle

Germination - Moderately Difficult: No treatment. Keep moist after planting.

Hairy Woodrush3.5 inch pot $9.50

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