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'Solar Flair' metamorphoses to bright green by midsummer. Pic taken on 8.7.2018

'Solar Flair' metamorphoses to bright green by midsummer. Pic taken on 8.7.2018

Luzula sylvatica 'Solar Flair'

Greater Wood Rush

Plant Type:

GRASSES & GRASS-LIKE PLANTS


Luzula sylvatica 'Solar Flair' - 28 available for anyone interested in a ground cover that needs mowing once each year. This form of Greater Wood Rush shows off with early season bright yellow foliage. Blades by midsummer become bright, light green light but some leaves still retain a bright chartreuse coloration. Tussocks are evergreen. Brownish inflorescence occurs in late spring to early summer followed by blackish seeds. Nice, easy contrast plant or a weed-proof ground cover when massed it may be well employed as an edger in a border. It's a quick grower and will spread with alacrity creating an impressive ground cover in a relatively short amount of time. Luzula sylvatica 'Solar Flair' enjoys bony soils that contain some organic matter that retain moisture between rains but are adaptable to drier conditions. Low maintenance, it prefers sun to part shade. Established potted perennial from division.


 


Height:

12-15 in

Spread:

12-15 in

Zone:

(4)5 to 8
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Item Description Price  
LUZSOL Luzula sylvatica 'Solar Flair' (3.5 inch Square Press Deep – 1.52 pints / 720 ml.) $11.00 Buy Now


Characteristics and Attributes for Luzula sylvatica 'Solar Flair'

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Four Seasons
  • Spring / Summer / Autumn / into Winter

Autumn Interest

  • Autumn Leaf Color

Nature Attraction

  • Deer Resistant

Light

  • Full Sun
  • Mostly Sunny

Attributes

  • Border
  • Natural Garden
  • Filler
  • Edging
  • Accent
  • Bank
  • Grouping
  • Evergreen
  • Grass Garden

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Moderately Fast

Soil

  • Fertile
  • Draining
  • Scrabbled

Origins

  • Garden Origin

Propagated By

  • Division