A cool season perennial grass with evergreen or semi-evergreen foliage. Elymus attracts birds to the garden. The foliage has green or silver blue color and a waxy sheen. Bristly wheat like spikey flowers appear above the foliage. Prefers moist, fertile, well drained soil. Drought tolerate when established. Tolerates a wide range of soils. Will self seed in the garden. Cool season grass. Height 2-4′.
- USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 3-8
- Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
- Bloom Time(s): June-October