Bottlebrush Grass (Hystrix patula)
Copyright: Fred Miller
This ornamental grass is native to the eastern part of North America. It is known for its long bristly flowers that resemble bottle brushes. They can reach up to 10 inches long and are greenish colored. This is a wonderful grass to mass plant in woodland or naturalized areas. It would also add a nice texture to any garden.
Bottlebrush Grass is a Host Plant for:Northern Pearly-eye, and more
Bottlebrush Grass Specifications:
Sun Exposure: Sun or partial
Soil: Tolerates drought, well-drained
Average Height: 3 ft. - 4 ft.
Average Spread: 1 ft. to 2 ft.
USDA Plant Hardiness Zone: 4 to 9
Note: Deer resistant