Beargrass

Nolina microcarpa

SKU
04781
Shaggy, clumping grass growing from underground stems. Narrow leaves have curly threads at the end of each leaf point. Creamy, white flowers on terminal stalks rise above the foliage in early summer. Native to the higher elevations of the Southwest, this hardy, drought tolerant perennial will survive considerable dry cold. Great for stabilizing hillsides and median plantings.
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6-11

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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Average Size at MaturityFast growing 3 to 6 ft. tall and 8 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleRustic
Growth HabitFountain
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseErosion Control, Mass Planting, Rock Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Allow to dry between waterings. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-11

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