Elymus virginicus - Virginia Wild Rye

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    Elymus virginicus - Virginia Wild Rye

    SKU: C23550



    Excellent for wooded openings and forest edges, Virginia Wild Rye is a graceful native grass that is similar to Canada Wild Rye and thrives in full sun or moderate shade. Excellent for stabilizing disturbed soils in woodland edge situations, Elymus virginicus grows well in just about any soil and does particularly well in slightly moist conditions. For a solid stand of Virginia Wild Rye plant at a rate of 10 KG per acre.

      Sun to Pt Shade
      2' - 4'
      Sand to Clay
      Dry to Moist
    Approx. 60 seeds per pack - 78 seeds per gram

    Attracts Butterflies & Songbirds
    Deer Resistant!
    Makes Great Cut Flowers!
    Juglone Tolerant!

    All Wildflower Farm seeds are hardy through growing zone 3, organic and non-GMO.


    Indoors: No pre-treatment necessary other than cold, dry storage. Start at least 4 weeks before outdoor night temperatures are reliably in the 10 C (50 F) range. Plant seed 0.64 cm (1/4 inch) deep in pots. Keep moist but not soggy and very warm (21 C - 70 F). When seedlings are 5 cm (2 in.) tall, transplant into the garden spaced 30 cm (1 ft.) apart.

    Outdoors: Sow seed 0.64 cm (1/4 inch) deep outdoors in either late fall or early spring.