Bromus kalmii
Please Inquire About Availability
Hardiness Zone: 3-6 Height: 1-3 feet; 0.3-0.9 metres Spread: 0.75-2 feet; 0.2-0.6 metres Sun: Full sun to part sun Water: Medium to Moist Wildlife: Prairie brome is a seed source for songbirds, grouse, wild turkey, and chipmunks. Rabbits, deer, elk, and livestock feed on the foliage. Bloom Colour: Yellow/Green Culture: Prairie Brome grows easily in moist to slightly dry conditions with soil containing clay-loam, sand, or gravel material. It has a short growing period during spring to early summer and hot and dry weather will damage or kill the plant. Winter hardiness is ideal for the next season Noteworthy Characteristics: This grass has blue-green foliage. The shoots produce flowering green culms with alternate leaves. Each culm ends in a cluster of spikelets and their weight causes the plant to droop. After blooming, the spikelets change from light green to light brown. Garden Uses: Erosion control