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Muhlenbergia capillaris

Sweetgrass

A distinctive wiry upright bunch grass with beautiful reddish plumes up to about 3 feet tall. Blooms in late summer and fall. A choice ornamental grass for sunny bed or border. Native to southeastern U.S.   In the coastal area of South Carolina the famous sweetgrass baskets traditionally made by African-American women are crafted from the wiry leaves of this grass.

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Height
28-36 Inches

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Spread
15-18 Inches

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USDA Hardiness Zone 7-9

Characteristics & Attributes

Growth Rate in the Garden
Fast
Soil Properties
Dry
Sun Requirements
Full Sun to Part Shade