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Elymus racemosa

Common Name(s):
Giant blue wild rye
Cultivar(s):
Glaucus
Category:
Ornamental Grass
Comment:

Cool season grass but tolerant of hot weather; steel-blue flat foliage; can be invasive (spreads by rhizomes)

Light:
Sun or light shade
Height:
4 ft.
Zones:
4-8
Form:
Coarse texture; spreading
Soil:
Tolerant of wet and dry soil
Inflorescence:
Narrow, blue-green spike in early summer that turns beige

NCCES plant id: 603

Elymus racemosa Elymus racemosa