American Beach Grass

Ammophila breviligulata

Also called Marram Grass, Short-liguled Beach Grass

  • Long, narrow, soft-textured golden-tan flower spikes
  • Gray-green leaf blades are narrow, with extremely sharp tips
  • This is a great low-maintenance grass for erosion control
  • Bloom Time: July to August

ZONE:
5

COLOUR:
Brown

HEIGHT:
60-90 cm

SPREAD:
100-125 cm

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Grows best in a sandy, well-drained, average to dry soil, in full sun. Plants spread by rhizomes and new shoots can appear a distance from the mother plant.  

Additional Notes about American Beach Grass:


Native to Ontario

THESE PLANTS ARE

suitable subtitutions for Ammophila breviligulata