Creeping Spike Rush Shallow Water Plant


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TEXTURAL INTEREST! Marvelous shallow water plant with a grassy, upright structure! Looks fantastic around the pond’s edge and pairs beautifully with your other pond plants!

EASY CARE; LOW MAINTENANCE! Very low maintenance plant! Tolerates shade and fluctuating water levels! Very cold hardy and easy to care for!

MOTHER NATURE KNOWS BEST! Water plants act as filters & work WONDERS for the clarity and quality of your water–naturally! They provide excellent habitat for your prized fish and other wildlife!

WINTER HARDY & BLACK THUMB FRIENDLY! Pond plants are forgiving & super simple to grow for years to come! All they need is plenty of moisture & some gravel or soil to hold roots in place! Easy as that!

100% QUALITY GUARANTEE! Our plants are grown & shipped by skilled, trusted aquatic plant experts. Your plant is guaranteed to arrive alive and healthy!

Creeping spike rush is a wonderful easy-care grass-like shallow water perennial! It thrives in a wide variety of light conditions and water depths, making it a great choice for any water gardener! The elongated foliage spikes offer a soft, grassy texture which is perfect for naturalizing a rough, rocky pond or stream! It is also great for shore stabilization and providing shelter and nesting for pond fish!


  • Common name: Creeping spike rush, common spike rush, marsh spike rush
  • Botanical name: Eleocharis palustris
  • Plant height: 1′-2′ ft.
  • Plant spread: 1′-2′ ft.
  • Light requirements: Sun-part shade
  • Water depth: up to 3 in. during the first growing season; up to 8 in. for established plant
  • USDA hardiness zones: 3-9

NOTES FROM THE EXPERTS AT CHALILY: Our live plants are delivered as bare root plants. This means that the plant has mature, growing root structures ready to be planted. We recommend Chalily Lily and Lotus Fertilizer for all flowering aquatic plants.

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