Bottlebrush Grass (Elymus hystrix)

  • a cool-season native grass; architecturally of special interest
  • host plant of the Northern Pearly Eye butterfly (pictured above)
  • partial-shade to shade therefore a grass for woodland gardens
  • medium soil moisture
  • 3 feet high
  • zones 3 - 8
  • space 2 feet apart 
  • NATIVE STATE LISTING for Elymus hystrix

    AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, VA, VT, WI, WV


PEACE LILY greenhouse & nursery

"Gardening with a humanitarian purpose."

Please visit the group Pollinator Friendly Yards on Facebook.  Leslie Nelson Inman was my initial inspiration.  Hopefully, she will be yours.