Beak Grass, American Beak Grain
Diarrhena americana

Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Diarrhena (dy-ar-HEN-uh) (Info)
Species: americana (a-mer-ih-KAY-na) (Info)

Category:

Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 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)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

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Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

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Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Aug 31, 2001, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Easily grown in average, medium wet soils in part shade to full shade. Prefers moist rich soils. Naturalizes by slender, creeping rhizomes and can form dense colonies in optimum growing conditions.