Horsetail Rush (Equisetum Hymale Robustum) aka Rough Horsetail, Scouring Rush, grows erect with dark green stems that resemble bamboo. Horsetail Rush plant is evergreen and prefers full sun to part shade and moist conditions. Grows 3 1/2 - 4 1/2 feet tall and is absolutely beautiful when planted in containers in or out of the pond. Horsetail Rush makes a bold, architectural statement and adds exciting vertical interest to your water garden or terrestrial garden. Horsetail Rush looks striking in containers or planters.
Height Grows to 3 1/2 - 4 1/2 feet tall
Width Grows to 12 inches wide
Sunlight Requirements Full sun to full shade
Moisture Requirements Moist soil with up to 3 inches of water above the roots
Zone 4 - 12
Plant your Horsetail Rush in moist soil in your terrestrial garden or with up to 3 inches of water above the roots in your water garden. This is a plant that likes to roam--so we recommend that you keep it contained to a container, rather than allowing it to roam throughout your garden. Horsetail Rush grow in full sun or full shade. Horsetail Rush dates back over 250 million years ago--and reproduces from spores, not seeds. Horsetail Rush is extremely cold tolerant and is hardy in zones 4 - 12