ornamental grass

Achnatherum hymenoides | Indian Ricegrass

This is a tough bunching grass, attractive in the landscape, and useful for reclamation and revegetation projects. Leaves change from a rich green in the summer to tan in the fall and winter. The delicate, lacy seeds attract birds and small mammals. Canopy coverage: 3 square feet.

Water Requirement: very low

Sun Exposure: full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -30F

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 2 feet high

Width: 2 feet wide


Foliage Color: medium green, tan

Flower Color: cream

Flower Season: summer

Wildlife: birds, butterflies