Melinis nerviglumis



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Melinis nerviglumis, Rhynchelytrum nerviglume

Common Name: Natal Ruby Grass

An ornamental grass with a fountain-like habit. Leaf blades are spiky and gray-green. Foliage turns red in fall. Feathery, ruby-pink flowerheads rise up in summer.

USDA Zone: Zones 8 - 11

Sunset Zone: Zones 2B - 24; H1, H2

Mature Height: 1 - 2 feet

Mature Width: 3 - 5 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun

Water Needs: Regular

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