Hierochloe odorata (Sweet Grass)
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Hierochloe odorata

Sweet Grass

Vanilla-scented leaves. Native North Americans burned the foliage to invite the presence of good spirits.

Height: 18-24 in
Width: 18-24 in
Soil Conditions: Moist
Flower Color: Brown
Bloom Time: April,May,June
Hardiness Zone: 4 TO 8
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Characteristics & Attributes for Hierochloe odorata

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun to Part Shade

Native Plant Community

Mesic Prairie
Savanna
Wet Prairie

Bloom Time

April
May
June

Flower Color

Brown

Flower Hue

Light

Flower Type

Panicle

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Medium

Growth Rate

Fast