Bothriochloa saccharoides
SILVER BLUE STEM, SILVER BEARD GRASS
Poaceae

 
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Plant type: herbaceous soft-wooded perennial or grass

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, light frost
1.2m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

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Origins: Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America

Other Botanical Names: Amphilophis argentea, A. saccharoides, Andropogon argenteus, A. berteronianus, A. bertheroanus, A. hirsutus, A. kunthii, A. reevesii, A. saccharoides, Bothriochloa brasiliensis, B. reevesii, Dichanthium saccharoides, Holcus saccharoides, Sorghum saccharoides, Trachypogon argenteus

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Bothriochloa saccharoides
SILVER BLUE STEM, SILVER BEARD GRASS
Poaceae

 

Photo coming
  Plant type: herbaceous soft-wooded perennial or grass

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, light frost
1.2m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

FEATURES

Flowers: white-grey or purple

Flowering Time: late summer to early autumn

Leaves: blue-grey


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits dry style, coastal & bush designs

Uses: informal hedge, mass planting, soil binding

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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