blue wildrye

blue wildrye

blue wildrye

Common name: blue wildrye
Botanical name: Elymus glaucus

Light: full sun to partial shade
Height: 36 – 72 inches
Water: moderate water in spring, moist to dry in summer (best with some water)
Soil type: various soils, but best in good, loamy soils

Tall perennial native bunchgrass with upright heads; used extensively in stream-bank restoration; beautiful blue-green color