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Luzula sylvatica - 'Marginata' (Snowy Wood Rush)

Type Grass, Ground cover
Form Ground-Hugging Rounded Clump
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours Variegated green-gold Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Fast Growing Plant
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Luzula sylvatica - Cultivation Notes

This useful evergreen woodland grass forms a matt of groundcover either in full sun, under trees and in any fertile soil type, whether dry or damp.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Luzula sylvatica:

  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
  • Tolerates cold exposed locations
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils
  • Suitable for planting in full shade
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