Random Harvest on Facebook Twitter Rss Pinterest Instagram googlePlus Youtube | [email protected]| 082 553 0598

Melinus nerviglumis

Melinis nerviglumis

Steekblaarblinkgras (afrikaans)
Bristle Leaved Red Top (english)

Taxonomy:

Family POACEAE
Genus Melinis
Specie nerviglumis
SA Plant Number
Basionym Melinis nerviglumis

Tell Your Friends:

Description:

Melinis nerviglumis is a very hardy, semi-deciduous, dense, tufted, perennial grass with beautiful grey leaves.
The gorgeous plumes of shiny fluffy pink to red seeds appear all year round and attract small seed eating birds.

It makes an attractive addition to a grassland garden planted in sun or semi-shade.
Planted en masse, with the sun shining on the fluffy spikes, they are a wonderful sight.

Plant in full sun or semi-shade, in well drained soil.

As with all grasses it should be cut back in late winter and raked to keep it healthy.

Size 35 to 80cm

Wildlife:

Uses:

Distribution:

Limpopo, North West Province, Gauteng, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu Natal,  Free State, Northern Cape, Eastern Cape, Western Cape 
+

Admin Notice:


Tel: 082 553 0598   Fax: 086 644 9554   Open Monday to Sunday 08h00 - 17h00.  Open on Public holidays, except Good Friday and Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.
Powered by ITM Website Design Cape Town