Plant family: Poaceae - Grass
Plant type: Grass-like
Plant origin: N/A, California
Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Woodland/Forest
Clay, Decomposed Granite, Adaptable
Tolerant of Clay Soil, Tolerates Hard Frost
This adaptable, large clumping grass is tall with broad leaves and makes an interesting statement in a perennial border, on banks or among other natives. The large seed heads can be cut and used for floral arrangements. This palnt makes an ideal replacement for a Pampas Grass. Also known as Elymus condensatus, this is easy to grow and tolerant of many garden conditions.
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