RUSH HORSETAIL DWARF Equisetum scirpoides buy– Pond Megastore

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Dwarf Horsetail Rush
Equisetum scirpoides
Feathery River Horsetail

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Dwarf Horsetail Rush, Feathery Horsetail, or River Horsetail (Equisetum) 
The short cousin of the taller pond plant with dark-green, jointed, stems that resemble bamboo. This plant that grows 6-12" inches tall. Dwarf Horsetail Rush looks interesting when planted in containers as an architectural feature in contemporary landscapes. Check out the pictures below with Horsetail Rush naturalized in the yard in moist soil and the picture with Horsetail Rush planted in an extra- large, wide container with Creeping Jenny planted at the base of the Horsetail Rush. Horsetail Rush, Dwarf Horsetail Rush and Creeping Jenny love moist, loamy soil with a few inches water above the soil. 
Equisetum scirpoides , Feathery Horsetail

Height   Grows 6-12" inches tall

Width   Spreads slowly (keep contained as it likes to roam)

Sunlight Requirements   Full sun to part shade (Does tolerate full shade)

Moisture Requirements   Evenly moist soil or with an inch or two of water above the roots

Zone   Hardy in zones 4 - 9



Plant in moist soil or with up to 2 inches of water above the top of a 6 inch wide as well as 6 inch deep container  and place in full sun to full shade. Grows well and is evergreen in most climates. Plant 4 - 7 inches apart when mass planting for a hillside or bank. Place in containers in your pond or yard to keep plant contained, as Dwarf Horsetail Rush likes to roam.

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