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Plant description:

The Ampelodesmos is a clump forming evergreen grass with a uniform rounded shape, growing 1 x 1m. It has shiny green foliage that neatly arches down to the ground covering its base. This gives a very lush tropical look to it. It has fine, silvery plumes about 30cm long, just above the grass that dances to the slightest breeze giving it a very soft airy feel and adding movement to your garden. It is a fully hardy to cold and loves a sunny position and will tolerate a slightly shady spot. It is a low maintenance grass for any garden.

Family: Poaceae

 

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Botanical name

Ampelodesmos mauritanicus

Plant Care

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Flowers

This plant bears silvery plumes about 30cm long, just above the grass that dances to the slightest breeze giving it a very soft airy feel and adding movement to your garden. 

Common name(s)

Mauritania Vine Reed, Rope Grass

Foliage

It has shiny green foliage that neatly arches down to the ground covering its base. 

Uses in landscape design

The plumes of this plant dances to the slightest breeze giving it a very soft airy feel and adding movement to your garden.

Soil conditions

Well drainedMoist

Growth habit

This plant has a clump forming growth habit.

This plant bears silvery plumes about 30cm long, just above the grass that dances to the slightest breeze giving it a very soft airy feel and adding movement to your garden. 

It has shiny green foliage that neatly arches down to the ground covering its base. 

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