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Pale Rush

Pale Rush is an easy-to-grow, clumping rush with attractive green foliage and interesting brown flower-heads.

Small Plants Aquatic Dampland Feature Foliage Grass-like Perennial Suitable for Pots Birds Flowers

Noongar Name: Waakal Ngarnak

Scientific Name: Juncus pallidus

Performance: Easy to grow

Size: Perennial with a maximum height up to 1m

Flower: Brown

Flowering Time: Djeran – Djilba (Apr – Sep)

Natural Distribution: Grows locally in the Perth region

Growing at a Glance

See Growing Guide for more detail

Position: Adaptable to sunny and light-shade positions

Watering: A dampland plant requiring some soil moisture.

Feeding: Fertiliser not required.

Pruning: Generally not needed.

Invited Guests

This provides habitat for Invertebrates, Reptiles, Frogs, and Mammals


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