Sun: Full to partial

Moisture: Medium dry to medium wet

Height: 2.5-3'

Bloom Time: July

Bloom Color: Yellow-green

Genotype: Winona, MN (shares a Level II ecosystem, Mixed Woods Plains, with Southeastern Michigan).


This woodland grass's attractive silky seedheads add motion and a soft vertical element to the garden. Host plant to the equally silky False Wainscot moth. Nice addition to the partially-shady part of the garden.


Grass: Elymus villosus (Silky Wild Rye)