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Cenchrus Setaceus

Botanical Name:

Cenchrus setaceus

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How to Grow
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Annual, Ornamental Grasses and Sedges, Densely tufted perennial.

Flower

Inflorescence if a terminal, elongated raceme of spiklets resembling a bottlebrush that is reddish-purple in color. Spiklets are 1-3 flowered, awned, and awns are plumose basally., Lodicules absent. Anthers 3; 2.5-3.5 mm long; anther tip smooth. Styles connate below.

Benefits
Attracts

Pollinators

Songbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Cenchrus

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