Plant Catalog - JUNCUS PATENS
Spreading Rush, Wire Grass
An evergreen perennial that forms a grass-like clump. Gray-green stems are stiff, cylindrical and leafless. Nonshowy yellow-brown flower clusters are present from spring to fall. Tolerates more heat, dry shade, and drought than J. effusus. Native to California and beyond.
USDA zones: 4 - 9
Sunset zones: 4 - 9, 14 - 24
Mature size: 1 - 2 feet high and wide
Light needs: full sun or light shade
Water needs: moderate to ample water