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Melica ciliata (Melics)

Melica ciliata (Melics)
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Type Grass, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Spiky Foliage / Spiky Upright Form, Architectural Form
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours White Flowers (Summer), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Very hardy, Drought Tolerant
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Melica ciliata:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils

Design & Plant Use for Melica ciliata:

  • Architectural plant with dramatic foliage suitable for hot dry spot
  • Ornamental grass ideal for drift planting in a sunny spot
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View all the plants listed in Genus Melica

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Common Missspellings: Melika, Malica, Mellica, Melicka, Melicer

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