Ruscus plants are valued for their ability to cover ground. Ruscus plants grow green and white flowers. Female Ruscus plants grow red berries. The max height of a Ruscus plant reaches 3 feet with a width of 2 to 4 feet. Taking care of a Ruscus plant is minimal. There are many varieties of Ruscus plants including, John Redmond Elizabeth Lawrence, and Christmas berry. Sparkler Ruscus plants grow orange and red berries. Ruscus plants can survive through droughts.
- Ruscus is an evergreen plant that is shrubby and contains needle-like points
- Ruscus can be grown in well-drained soil and partial to deep shade
- Maintenance for the Ruscus plant is minimal as it is drought-tolerant
“If you’re looking for a drought-tolerant, shade-loving, deer-resistant plant, Ruscus is a good bet.”