ColorGrass® Live Wire Fiber Optic Grass

Isolepis cernua 'Live Wire'

SKU #46770
8-10

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OVERVIEW
Description A grass-like plant that features soft green leaves that resemble fiber optic strands, accented by small buff-colored flower spikes at the tips. Leaves grow upright when young and drape as they mature. Adds unique texture to mixed container plantings. Performs well in wet conditions. Perennial where hardy. Grow as an annual in colder climates, or overwinter indoors. Can also be grown as a houseplant in a sunny window.
Light Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist to wet
Blooms Year-round
Mature Size Reaches 6 to 8 in. tall, 18 to 20 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features North American Native Selection
Problems/Solutions Coastal Exposure
Growth Rate Moderate
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Brown
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Elephant Ear (Colocasia), Iris (Iris), Canna (Canna), Creeping Jenny (Lysimachia)
CARE
Care Adapted to wet places; provide plenty of moisture. Can be used at water's edge or submerged in a water garden in a pot. If submerging, slowly increase the water level over time to allow the roots to adapt. Prefers shade but can take full sun given adequate moisture. Can be overwintered inside where not hardy. Divide in spring if needed. If needed, cut back in spring to refresh growth.

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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.

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.