Imperata cylindrica
BLADY GRASS, WOOLLY GRASS
Poaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial or grass

Hardiness zones: 9-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, sand, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, light frost
0.8m
Plant habit
 
0.3m

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Flowers: white

Flowering Time: late spring to late summer
 
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Imperata cylindrica
BLADY GRASS, WOOLLY GRASS
Poaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial or grass

Hardiness zones: 9-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, sand, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, light frost
0.8m
Plant habit
 
0.3m

FEATURES

Flowers: white

Flowering Time: late spring to late summer


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits bush, coastal, mediterranean & tropical designs

Uses: mass planting, soil binding

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: yes






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