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Grass Of Parnassus

Parnassia palustris

Full Sun
Frequent watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

10cm

10cm

Min

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Grass Of Parnassus Overview

This species will grow about 20cm in height. It will produce long-stemmed leaves and white flowers with green veining appearing from spring to early summer. This plant is often found in the wild in Northern Europe. STEM: Upright, straight. ROOT: Short, upright stock. HAIRS: Hairless STIPULES: Absent LEAF-STALK: Longer than blade, absent on stem-leaf. BRACTS: Absent FLOWER STALK: Much longer than flower. SEPALS: 5, spear-shaped. PETALS: 5, equal, oval, tip notched. STAMENS: 5, with 5 modified, fringed with sticky drops. STIGMA: 4, not stalked. OVARY: 1, 1-celled except at base. SEEDS: Many, oblong.

How to propagate Grass Of Parnassus

Seed

Propagate by seed in autumn.

Division

By division of established clumps.

Other uses of Grass Of Parnassus

Wildflower/meadow, medicinal, fragrance.