Common Velvetgrass, Yorkshire Fog
Holcus lanatus

Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Holcus (HOLE-kus) (Info)
Species: lanatus (la-NA-tus) (Info)

Category:

Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo

Perennials

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Pale Green

Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Bronze-Green

Other details:

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

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.