Blue Wild Rye
40 - 60 cm
August - September
well drained, moist
acid - neutral - alkaline
Elymus is a fairly large genus with around 150 species in the grass family, Poaceae, with distribution in all continents. A few species are grown as ornamental garden plants, while one, Elymus repens, is a plant no one wants in their yard.
Division in spring or fall.
Seed - sown in January - February.
Seed lightly covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination. If the seed has not germinated in 4 weeks, it should be refrigerated for 4 weeks and then returned to 20°C (68°F) until germination.
Spreads with rhizomes, so it's best to plant it in a pot to keep it in place.