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PlantFiles: Common Velvetgrass, Yorkshire Fog
Holcus lanatus

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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

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