Common Rice
Oryza sativa

Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Oryza (or-RY-zuh) (Info)
Species: sativa (sa-TEE-vuh) (Info)

Category:

Annuals

Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo

Ponds and Aquatics

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Other details:

Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens

Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

0
positives
0
neutrals
1
negative
RatingContent
Negative

On Nov 12, 2004, cherishlife from Pocola, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Arkansas and South Carolina have this weed listed with the USDA as a noxious weed.