Fiber Optic Grass - Scirpus cernuus

This wonderful textural grass-like plant forms a compact mound of narrow green, hairlike foliage with an arching habit. White flowers form at the tips, giving the effect of fibre optic lights. Prefers an evenly moist soil.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Long Bloom Time
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Modern
Zen
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
0-12"
Spread: 
12-24"
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Fall
Special Features: 
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Compact
Ground Cover
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 8
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Prefers moist, well-drained soil but will tolerate constanly wet soil in a bog or beside a water feature. May be overwintered indoors in a sunny window. Clumps may be easily divided in spring.  

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