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Melica ciliata

 
Melica ciliata
silky melic grass

Common name silky melic grass
Family poaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z5-10)
Size 24"
Light part shade
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Spiked flowerheads over loose clumps of bluish-green grass. Not the most spectacular ornamental grass, but does the job. In this third year in our garden, it's still growing into its potential.

We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '05 trade. Baggy 70F (72%G, 7-10d)


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