This grass grows wild along streams and canals. Cultivated for hay, it grows slowly the first year, but can eventually crowd out other plants. Less invasive in shade, good as a ground cover. Contains the hallucinogenic alkaloid DMT.
Attributes - Phalaris arundinacea rosea
Plant Type: Grass
Bloom Season: Early Summer through Mid Summer
Flower Color: White
Height: 2 ft. to 3 ft.
Width: 3 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Climate: Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Notes: Thrives in Wet Soil. Container Plants, Low Maintenance.