Bottlebrush Grass (Elymus hystrix)

Bottlebrush Grass (Elymus hystrix)

Bottlebrush Grass grows in woodlands, making it a good grass for shade gardens and forest restorations.

Details

Sun:    Shade, Part Shade
Moisture:    Medium
Height:    3 feet
Blooms:    June, July, Aug
Color:    Green
Spacing:    18″
Zones:    3-8
Benefits:    Pollinators, Deer Resistant

Design Tips

Bottlebrush grass greens up early in the spring, with nice drooping seed heads that give vertical interest in short shade gardens.

Companion Plants

Short’s Aster
Zig Zag Goldenrod
Jacob’s Ladder
Pennsylvania Sedge