Koeleria macrantha - Junegrass

One of the earliest maturing native grasses, it is also one of the shortest grasses often remaining under two feet tall. Junegrass produces lustrous creamy seed heads in early summer making this plant stand out in the garden. The foliage is also an attractive green-gray colour. Requiring very dry and sunny conditions, Koeleria macranthra makes an excellent companion for short wildflowers such as Prairie Smoke and Wild Lupine. A great choice for green roofs!
For a solid stand of Junegrass plant at a rate of 500 grams per acre.


  Late Spring
  Full Sun
  1' - 2'


Approx. 80 seeds per pack - 5,286 seeds per gram

Attracts Butterflies!
Deer Resistant!
Makes Great Cut Flowers!


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 0.32 cm (1/8 inch) deep outdoors in either late fall or early spring.

Koeleria macrantha - Junegrass

  • Product Code: C25520
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $4.95