Elymus hystix

Bottlebrush Grass (AKA Hystrix patula)

  • 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.

  • Category: Grasses, Natives
  • Hardiness Zone: 5-9
  • Height: 3-4 ft
  • Spacing: 18-24 in
  • Bloom Color: Green
  • Foliage Color: Green
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Growing & Maintenance Tips for Elymus hystix

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