Melica torreyana

Melica torreyana

Melic Grass


  • A perennial grass with dense clumps of stems up to a meter long
  • Flower cluster is a narrow panicle of small spikelets each under a centimeter long
  • Propagates by seeds, which resemble grains of rice
  • Requires part shade inland
  • With supplemental water it will stay evergeen
  • Tolerant of both poor soil and garden conditions

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4 inch

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