Dagger-leaf rush

Daggerleaf rush (Juncus ensifolius)
Juncus ensifolius

This rhizomatous rush grows in large upright clumps. The green dagger shaped leaves fold over along the mid-vein towards the stem, similar to iris leaves.


  • Light Requirements: Full Sun
  • Water Requirements: Moist, Seasonally Wet
  • Ease of Growing: Easy to grow
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Spreads:
  • Wildlife Support: Birds or Mammals
  • Edible:
  • Mature Height: 1-2ft
  • Mature Width: 1-2ft