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Scirpus cernuus

FIBER OPTIC GRASS

Buy Fiber Optic Grass online. A bright green grass like plant gets its name from the small flowers on the tip of each stem. Grows in water as a marginal plant or moist soils. Grows to 12 inches and is pest and disease free.

Height:

10-12 Inches

Spread:

10-12 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

8-10

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Bronze/Tan/Brown
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Annual
  • Ornamental Grass
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Wet Areas
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Summer Flowering
  • Summer
  • Spring
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Under Power Lines
  • Groundcover
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Mass Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Grass is very easy to grow and adapts well to most soil conditions.

Interesting Notes

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