Common Name: Silver Plumegrass, Fairy Wands
Full to part sun, medium to moderately dry moisture level, best grown in average sandy or rocky soil (not rich), moderately to slightly acid pH. 5-6 feet height, blooms in fall, spreads by rhizomes.
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Native Region: Statewide
Warm season. Grows in damp woods, open areas, and field margins in the southeastern U.S. Produces a large, rosy copper plume in the fall that fades to a silvery peach. Somewhat coarse grass. Plants grown in rich soil usually need staking.