Matgrass (Nardus stricta)

This is a densely tufted, wiry plant with one-sided flower-spikes that are purplish when fresh. The leaves are hard and bristle-like forming a basal rosette. The grass rustles when moved and often grows to leave a bald patch in the centre of the tussock.

Winterhardy cool season perennial
Height 10/30 cm
Width 20-30 cm
Spacing 10-20 cm /9-12 pc/m2
Flowering time VI-VIII
Site sunny drier to medium moisture acidic  soil.
Use  groups
Cutting back spring
Propagation division
Availability 2020 spring plants
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