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Agrostis nebulosa Cloud grass Ornimental cloud grass Cloud bent grass

Agrostis nebulosa (Cloud grass)
Intermediate
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
0.3m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
1 year
To maturity

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Botanical name: Agrostis nebulosa

Other names: Cloud grass, Ornimental cloud grass, Cloud bent grass

Genus: Agrostis Agrostis

Species: A. nebulosa - A. nebulosa is an upright, annual grass with slender, upright, linear, bright green leaves and airy panicles of tiny, purple-flushed, cream flowers in summer.


Agrostis nebulosa is: Deciduous

Flower: Flushed purple, Cream in Summer

Foliage: Bright-green in Spring

Habit: Clump-forming, Erect flower stem

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Pruning: Deadhead before seeds mature.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Agrostis nebulosa (Cloud grass) will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m after 1 year.

Suggested uses: City, Drought Tolerant, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance

Cultivation: Grows in most soils, but prefers non-acidic, fertile soils.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Alkaline, Acid, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Agrostis nebulosa

Other names: Cloud grass, Ornimental cloud grass, Cloud bent grass

Genus: Agrostis Agrostis

Species: A. nebulosa - A. nebulosa is an upright, annual grass with slender, upright, linear, bright green leaves and airy panicles of tiny, purple-flushed, cream flowers in summer.


Agrostis nebulosa is: Deciduous

Flower: Flushed purple, Cream in Summer

Foliage: Bright-green in Spring

Habit: Clump-forming, Erect flower stem

Watch out for

General care

Pruning: Deadhead before seeds mature.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Agrostis nebulosa (Cloud grass) will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m after 1 year.

Suggested uses: City, Drought Tolerant, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance

Cultivation: Grows in most soils, but prefers non-acidic, fertile soils.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Alkaline, Acid, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Cloud grass evergreen or annual

This grass which in mmy garden now looks dead is said to be an annual but you also put evergreen. Do I did this up now or leave to over winter?. It doesnt look green now in Sept...
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