top of page

Melica ciliata is a deciduous, perennial grass forming a spreading clump of stiff, narrow green or blue-green leaves. In late spring it produces upright or arching stems with flower spikes up to 15cm long made up of small, pale cream flowers with silky hairs.
Grow in any moderately fertile, well-drained soil. Protect from excessive winter wet.
Remove dead foliage and old flowered stems in spring.
  • Foliage: Deciduous
    Ultimate height: 0.5-1 metres
    Ultimate spread: 0.1-0.5 metres
    Time to ultimate height: 2-5 years

    The pictures in this listing are examples of the available plant at maturity and do not indicate anything in regards to size of plant at the point of sale

    Organically produced young plant grown in a 9cm pot for planting immediately or to grow on (pot removed when possible, to reduce plastic waste)

Melica ciliata, silkyspike melic

SKU: BP202400579
bottom of page