Achnatherum hymenoides
Achnatherum hymenoides
Achnatherum hymenoides
Plants of the Southwest

Achnatherum hymenoides

Indian Ricegrass

The 1-2 ft. flowering stems of Indian Ricegrass are beautifully airy and graceful - an accent in rock gardens or borders and a great sandy soil meadow/reclamation grass. Attractive in dried arrangements. Full sun, extremely drought tolerant. Seed eating birds love it. Sow seed 1/2-1" deep in fall or winter for spring germination or cold stratify 1-2 months and sow in spring. Seeding rate: 1 lb. per 1,000 sq. ft. Reclamation: 40 lbs. per acre. Zones 4-7

    Zones, Sun & Water Needs: 4567


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