Elymus hystix

Bottlebrush Grass or AKA Hystrix patula

Tips for Homeowners:

Plant in clumps, mass or naturalize in a lightly-shaded woodland setting, native plant garden or naturalized area.

Please login to see pricing.

  • A cool season woodland species with bottle brush like flowers in late summer
  • Tolerates: Drought, Heavy Shade, Erosion, Dry Soil, Black Walnut, Air Pollution
  • Adapts to wide range of soil conditions including heavy clay.
  • Easily grown from seed and will readily self seed in the garden under optimum growing conditions.
  • Best in sun/ pt.shade.

Height: 3-4 ft
Spacing: 18-24 in

Zone: 5-9
Color: Green

Characteristics & Attributes


  • Native


  • Shade/ Part Shade

Plant Calculator

Determine how many plants you will need for a particular area. Just enter in your plant information and click calculate.