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Equisetum scirpoides

Small Horsetail Rush

Plant Type: Grass - Ornamental
MORNING sun/AFTERNOON shade to FULL shade

Miniature variety grows only 6-8" high. Reed-like foliage is hollow and jointed with a rough texture. No true fruit or flower.


Height

6-8"

Spread

2-3'

Growth Habit

FILLER (mounded)

Landscape Application:

Low grass-like ground cover for moist areas, pools, ponds and water margins.

Equisetum scirpoides Plant Care:

Needs consistent moisture.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 5 (-20/-10F)

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Small Horsetail Rush Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

MIDSEASON (May-June), LATE (July-frost)

Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Moderate to high soil moisture.

Moderate
Moist
Special Benefits
Bog
Ground Cover
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant