Narrow-leaved Cotton Grass
Eriophorum angustifolium

Family: Cyperaceae (sy-peer-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Eriophorum (er-ee-OH-for-um) (Info)
Species: angustifolium (an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-um) (Info)

Category:

Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Herbaceous

Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Fuquay Varina, North Carolina

Osceola Mills, Pennsylvania

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Aug 11, 2014, Careywood360 from Careywood, ID (Zone 5a) wrote:

Prairie Moon Nursery has seeds of this plant for sale. $2.00 for a 250 seed packet.

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On Mar 12, 2013, MtnMam from Emmett, ID wrote:

As of 03-2013, Musser Forest has Cotton Grass, "eriophorum augustifolium" as potted plants. They can't ship some potted plants into my state, so I'm on the hunt too.