Agrostis idahoensis Nash
Agrostis idahoensis is a grass.
Agrostis idahoensis was described by George Valentine Nash in 1897. The name is considered as validly published.
The grasses have a erect habit and have an upright habit. The main growing season is from spring to fall.
Agrostis idahoensis is deciduous. The dark-green, simple leaves are alternate. They are linear with entire margins and parallel venation. The foliage is porous.
Flowers and Fruits
Agrostis idahoensis produces white-yellow flowers from May to June.
The grasses produce only few brown caryopses in summer.
The grasses prefer a sunny situation on moderately moist soil. They prefer soil with a pH between 5,5 and 7,5 and need a soil depth of at least 25 centimetres for good growth. They tolerate temperatures down to -35Â°C (USDA zone 4) and need a frost-free period of at least 13 weeks.
Tolerance of special soil conditions
- low: soil salinity
- medium: anaerobic soil, drought, calcareous soil
Maintenance and Propagation
Propagate by sowing.
Pests and Diseases
- Walter Erhardt, Erich GÃ¶tz, Nils BÃ¶deker, Siegmund Seybold: Der groÃe Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
- Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.