A robust, clump-forming, warm season grass with coarse, arching, gray-green leaf blades. Orange and purple flower spikes grow 10 in. long and arch above the foliage from May to September. Naturalizes aggressively by self-seeding.
Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace
Eastern Gama Grass
Typical Landscape Use
Establishment and Care Instructions
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