Pronunciation: KAH-reks GLAW-kuh
|Description||A small, clumping grass with slender, silver-blue blades. Plant en masse for a splendid effect. Thrives in partial shade in hot summer areas, such as under tree canopies or between buildings. Looks best with ample water, and works along the periphery of streams or ponds. Evergreen in mild climates.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil consistently moist.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Slow growing; reaches only 6 to 12 in. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Ground Cover|
|Companion Plants||Sweetspire (Itea); Fothergilla (Fothergilla); Iris (Iris); Cardinal Flower (Lobelia); Daylily (Hemerocallis)|
|Care||Thrives in enriched, loamy, moist, well-drained soils. Tolerates sun in cool coastal settings; site in part sun or dappled shade elsewhere. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, maintain evenly moist soil. For a neat appearance, remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9
Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 4
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.