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Melica ciliata

Melica ciliata

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Silky-spike melic is the showiest of the genus and one of the first perennial grasses to bloom each year. It forms lovely clumps of fine grey-green foliage that are topped by pale silky flowers from early summer through fall.

Zones: 5 to 8

Family: Poaceae

Type: Perennial

Height: 24 to 36 in.

Spread: 18 to 24 in.

Exposure: Full sun

Soil Conditions: dry, lime-loving, calcareous, well-drained, poor, lean

Bloom Time: June to

Bloom Color: Silver-grey

Native Range: Europe, North Africa and Southwest Asia

Image Credits:

  • Nicolas Weghaupt, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons

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