Black Madras Grass is a beautiful, Asian, ornamental, rice grass in dark, exotic colors of burgundy, green and black! Grows 16" -18" tall and 8" wide, forming a nice 'fountain' of dark, ornamental grass! Seeds set in late summer or early fall and adds an attractive element to your water garden display! Black Madras Grass adds a dramatic look when planted in pots along the deck or patio with exotic looking foliage! Unique and unusual! This annual plant goes to seed in the fall, providing food and cover for birds and small animals. Not winter hardy
Plant this lovely specimen in moist soil or in up to 2" of water above the roots, in full sun to part shade. Great in containers or for naturalizing in marshy wetlands. Plant goes to seed in the fall. Not winter hardy in the north.