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Achnatherum Genus

Feather grass

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun, Part shade or Shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0

Description

Achnatherum genus (Feather grass). The leaves in this genus are basal and have rounded flower stems that will bear alternate long, narrow leaves. The flowers will be bisexual with males and females on the same spikelet. Each flower head will comprise of spikelets with one or more florets; they are covered with glumes or scales.

Characteristics

Herbaceous

Propagation

Seed in spring or autumn, or by division in autumn; however cultivars should be propagated by division only.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Usually little trouble from pests and diseases.

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