syn. Squirreltail Barley,
40 - 60 cm
green - purple
July - August
acid - neutral
Hordeum, barleys, is a genus of annual and perennial species in the grass family, Poaceae, distributed in the norther hemisphere. Hordeum vulgare, barley, is an important grain grown around the world, including Iceland. At least one species is grown as an annual ornamental in gardens.
Seed - sown in March.
Seed lightly covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination.
Annual ornamental grass that can self-seed given good conditions.