Twister Juncus Grass

$ 3.95

Twister Grass is a charming unique ornamental that gives your garden space a Dr. Suess vibe with its ascending spiraling corkscrew-like stems. Also called corkscrew rush, a playful plant to grow, Twister loves pots without drainage and is a prime specimen plant for patios, garden ponds, and containers. Can also be grown as a houseplant. Grows to 14-16”. 

10 seeds 



Juncus effusus spiralis

Perennial, zones 5-9

Germination:  10-14 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 70-78ºF

Seed Planting Depth:  Sow on the surface, needs light for germination

Starting Indoors:  Start indoors 8-10 weeks before the last frost. Provide 70-78ºF soil temperature for germination. Sow a few seeds per individual cell or pot. Transplant outside after the last frost, 8-12" apart, or into a container

Sowing Outdoors: not recommended 

Growth Habit: Upright

Height and Width: 14-16” x 10-12” 

Spacing:  8-12” apart   

Light Needs: Full sun, part sun

Soil Needs: Fertile, moist- can handle wet conditions

Days to maturity: 90 -100 days

Uses: Containers, around or near water features and ponds, houseplant

Care: Amend the soil with compost before transplanting. Keep well watered during dry spells.