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Phalaris Arundinacea

Botanical Name:

Phalaris arundinacea

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
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, Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Ornamental Grasses and Sedges, Perennial from scaly creeping rhizomes., Grass/Grass-like

Lifespan

Perennial

Flower

Lodicules 2; membranous. Anthers 3; 2.5-3 mm long. Ovary glabrous.

Fruit

Caryopsis with adherent pericarp. Hilum linear.

Benefits
Attracts

Butterflies

Warning

Some Phacelia species produce a skin irritation in sensitive people, similar to that of poison oak or poison ivy.

Taxonomy

Order

Cyperales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Phalaris

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