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PlantFiles: Slender Cottonsedge, Slender Cottongrass
Eriophorum gracile

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Family: Cyperaceae (sy-peer-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Eriophorum (er-ee-OH-for-um) (Info)
Species: gracile (GRASS-uhl) (Info)

Category:
Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo
Perennials
Ponds and Aquatics

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens

Soil pH requirements:
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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