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Graceful Grasses® Fiber Optic Grass Isolepsis (Scirpus) cernus

  • Exposure
    • Part Sun to Sun
  • Season
    • Spring
    • Summer
  • Mature Size
    • 10 - 14 Inches
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Graceful Grasses® Fiber Optic Grass Isolepsis (Scirpus) cernus
Part Sun to Sun 10 - 14

Features

Consider me PLANT therapy.

Bright green grasslike plant with small fluffy flowers at the stem tips

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Adaptable As Houseplant
Heat Tolerant
Deadheading Not Necessary
Water Plant
Grass: 
Grass

Characteristics

Duration: 
Annual
Garden Height: 
10 - 14 Inches
Spacing: 
10 - 12 Inches
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Shade: 
White
Foliage Colors: 
Green
Foliage Shade: 
Green
Habit: 
Mounded
Container Role: 
Filler

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
Part Sun to Sun
Maintenance Category: 
Easy
Bloom Time: 
Early Summer
Bloom Time: 
Mid Summer
Bloom Time: 
Late Summer
Hardy Temperature: 
20°F
Hardiness Zones: 
8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b
Water Category: 
Average
Uses: 
Grass
Uses: 
Landscape
Uses: 
Container
Uses Notes: 

Perfect for containers, borders and beds

Maintenance Notes: 

Fiber Optic Grass is a neutral grass. Where temperatures get colder than 20 degrees F, the plants should be treated as annuals. Once the grass turns brown it can either be removed immediately or removed in the spring. It should not be expected to live through the winter and begin growing again in the spring.

In areas where winter temperatures remain above 20 degrees it should be considered a perennial and the following information should be useful. Evergreen or neutral grasses are usually plants that look like grasses but aren't actually classified as grasses, they are generally called grass-like plants.

Divide evergreen or neutral grasses and grass-like plants in spring only.
Evergreen grasses don't ever go dormant. Dividing plants wounds them to some degree. For evergreen grasses this wounding will really affect their ability to live through the winter.

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