A picture of a Elymus

Elymus

Elymus spp.

Hordeum jubatum - close-up (aka) by Aka (CC BY-SA 2.5)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

0

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Hordeum jubatum - close-up (aka)
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Elymus Overview

Elymus contains approximately 234 rhizomatous, perennial grass species also known as couch grass, wildrye and wheatgrass. This genus has undergone extensive reclassification over time, with many species once included within this genus now better placed within other genera. Growth occurs in tufts and they are suited to sandy soils, producing linear, flat or slightly rolled leaves and flowers are unassuming, bristled and brown-green.

Common problems with Elymus

How to propagate Elymus

Seed

Propagate from seed in autumn or spring.

Division

Division in summer.