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Photo credit: Jennifer Anderson @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database. Soft stemmed bulrush is a wetland species. Good choice for wetland restorations and erosion control.

Photo credit: Jennifer Anderson @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database.
Soft stemmed bulrush is a wetland species. Good choice for wetland restorations and erosion control. USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 11 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA. Typical inventory plug

Scirpus validus (tabernaemontani)

Soft stemmed bulrush

Scirpus validus is a wetland plant naturally found in marshes, wet meadows, and along streams and lakes. The gracefully arching foliage makes this a good choice for ornamental water gardens, as well. 


Height:

6-10 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

3-9

Bloom Color:

Green, Tan

Scirpus validus (tabernaemontani) Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Wet to Moist

Flowering Months

  • June
  • September
  • August
  • July

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=SCTA2