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Shortspike canarygrass
Phalaris brachystachys

Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Phalaris (FAL-ah-ris) (Info)
Species: brachystachys (brak-ee-STAY-kiss) (Info)

Category:

Annuals

Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

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

Portland, Maine

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.