Eastern Bottlebrush Grass Picture

Eastern Bottlebrush Grass
Elymus hystrix
Poaceae

White Swish

This graceful ornamental grass of rich woods & woods edges produces pale greenish-white seed heads that look like delicate bottle brushes (up to 1.5" wide & 6" long), the seed heads develop in June & persist all summer, excellent textural accent plant, pick immature seed heads for drying or use in flower arrangements, leaves are dark green & come up from a creeping base, host plant for Northern Pearly Eye Butterfly (Enodia anthedon) caterpillars.

Average Moisture
Part Shade
3 tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 4a-8b
Perennial
Deer Resistant

Other names: (formerly Hystrix patula)

Native Range: sw. ME to ND, south to w. GA, TN, AR & OK. Rare in ME

Germination - Very Easy: No treatment required. Surface sow or cover seed lightly.

Eastern Bottlebrush Grass 3.5 inch pot $8.25
Eastern Bottlebrush Grass Seed Packet $4.00
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Eastern Bottlebrush Grass Picture

Eastern Bottlebrush Grass Picture

Eastern Bottlebrush Grass Picture