Chrysopogon zizanioides
VETIVER GRASS, CUSCUS GRASS
Poaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen grass

Hardiness zones: 9-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

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

Tolerances: medium soil salinity
1.5m
Plant habit
 
1m

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Chrysopogon zizanioides
VETIVER GRASS, CUSCUS GRASS
Poaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen grass

Hardiness zones: 9-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

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

Tolerances: medium soil salinity
1.5m
Plant habit
 
1m

FEATURES

Flowers: brown-purple

Flowering Time: late summer to early autumn

Leaves: mid green; bronze-purple in autumn


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean, formal & coastal designs

Uses: informal hedge, pot, accents, border, soil binding

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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