- Latin Name-Echinochloa Crus-Galli Hardy Zone- 3-8 Mature Height-5ft Sun Or Shade- Full Sun
- THIS PLANT CAN NOT SHIP TO THE FOLLOWING STATES:
Barnyard Sedge Grass
Barnyard Sedge Grass - Echinochloa crus-Galli is an annual summer grass that will grow readily in moist places like pastures, landscaped areas, irrigated fields and on the edges of ponds. Barnyard Sedge Grass will tolerate soil and clay soils but does best in fertile soil. It is a winter hardy plant that is a fast grower, and it will fill in an area quickly. The mature plant grows about 5 feet tall. It flowers from June to October with compact, knotlike flowers that are purplish. Barnyard Sedge Grass is sometimes called watergrass, panic-grass or summer grass.
Barnyard Sedge Grass can be planted in spring and fall. It has spiral or twisted blossoms that come in purple, blue, white, red, or pink. It leaves have the scent of spiced orange. It is tough plant and does well in vegetable herb or flower gardens. Bees are attracted to it and its an excellent companion for plants that need pollinating like squash. This plant attracts butterflies and hummingbirds too. It is a perennial and will come back every year. It has a minty smell and makes a great tea. When planted with herbs companion plants are basil, parsley, thyme, and chives. Looks best in center of a herb garden surrounded by shorter herbs. Often shipped in small pots.
This grass will fill an area in no time and will look very natural. Barnyard Sedge Grass does best in places where the soils are moist. This grass will add a great look. Barnyard sedge grass is tolerant to shade. It also tolerates clay soils. This plant is winter hardy. This plant likes moist soil. Barnyard sedge grass also does best in fertile soil. Barnyard Sedge Grass will grow best in moist soils and full sunlight and partial shade. This grass is spread by birds that will carry seeds to different places. This grass is a very fast grower. The Barnyard Sedge Grass can reseed itself up to 13 years. This grass looks great and natural when grown.