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{"id":5655525687445,"title":"Elymus glaucus (Blue Wildrye)","handle":"elymus-glaucus","description":"\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eA tall, robust bunchgrass with blueish-green foliage and spike-like flowers. This is a common species in woodlands as well as meadows, particularly where some shade is cast by the canopies of Garry Oak trees. Plant in full sun to partial shade in a variety of soil depths.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv id=\"sfncontainer\"\u003e\n\u003cbutton class=\"accordion\" type=\"button\"\u003ePlant Details\u003c\/button\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"accordion-panel\"\u003e\n\u003ctable data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"single_plant_view\"\u003e\n\u003ctbody data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"right\"\u003ehabitat\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"left\"\u003eSlopes, meadows, and open forests\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"right\"\u003elight\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"left\"\u003eFull sun to part shade\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"right\"\u003emoisture\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"left\"\u003eDry to mesic\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"right\"\u003eheight\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"left\"\u003e30 to 180 cm\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"right\"\u003eflowering\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"left\"\u003eMay to June\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"right\"\u003ehabit\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"left\"\u003ePerennial bunchgrass\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth\u003eadvantages\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eDeer-resistant\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"right\"\u003ecompanion plants\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"left\"\u003e\n\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/satinflower.ca\/products\/quercus-garryana?_pos=1\u0026amp;_psq=garry%20oa\u0026amp;_ss=e\u0026amp;_v=1.0\"\u003eGarry Oak\u003c\/a\u003e, \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/satinflower.ca\/products\/bromus-carinatus?_pos=1\u0026amp;_psq=califonria%20br\u0026amp;_ss=e\u0026amp;_v=1.0\"\u003eCalifornia Brome\u003c\/a\u003e, \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/satinflower.ca\/products\/aquilegia-formosa?_pos=1\u0026amp;_psq=red%20col\u0026amp;_ss=e\u0026amp;_v=1.0\"\u003eRed Columbine\u003c\/a\u003e, \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/satinflower.ca\/products\/camassia-leichtlinii?_pos=1\u0026amp;_psq=great%20camas\u0026amp;_ss=e\u0026amp;_v=1.0\"\u003eGreat Camas\u003c\/a\u003e, \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/satinflower.ca\/products\/berberis-nervosa?_pos=1\u0026amp;_psq=dull%20ore\u0026amp;_ss=e\u0026amp;_v=1.0\"\u003eDull Oregon-grape\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003c\/tbody\u003e\n\u003c\/table\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cbutton class=\"accordion\" type=\"button\"\u003eSeed Details\u003c\/button\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"accordion-panel\"\u003e\n\u003ctable data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"single_plant_view\"\u003e\n\u003ctbody data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"right\"\u003eseeds\/packet\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"left\"\u003eDetails coming soon\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"right\"\u003eseeds\/gram\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"left\"\u003e264\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"right\"\u003eseeds\/square meter \u003ca title=\"How do I calculate how much seed I need?\" 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This is a common species in woodlands as well as meadows, particularly where some shade is cast by the canopies of Garry Oak trees. Plant in full sun to partial shade in a variety of soil depths.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv id=\"sfncontainer\"\u003e\n\u003cbutton class=\"accordion\" type=\"button\"\u003ePlant Details\u003c\/button\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"accordion-panel\"\u003e\n\u003ctable data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"single_plant_view\"\u003e\n\u003ctbody data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"right\"\u003ehabitat\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"left\"\u003eSlopes, meadows, and open forests\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"right\"\u003elight\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"left\"\u003eFull sun to part shade\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"right\"\u003emoisture\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"left\"\u003eDry to mesic\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"right\"\u003eheight\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"left\"\u003e30 to 180 cm\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"right\"\u003eflowering\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"left\"\u003eMay to June\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"right\"\u003ehabit\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"left\"\u003ePerennial bunchgrass\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth\u003eadvantages\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eDeer-resistant\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"right\"\u003ecompanion plants\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"left\"\u003e\n\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/satinflower.ca\/products\/quercus-garryana?_pos=1\u0026amp;_psq=garry%20oa\u0026amp;_ss=e\u0026amp;_v=1.0\"\u003eGarry Oak\u003c\/a\u003e, \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/satinflower.ca\/products\/bromus-carinatus?_pos=1\u0026amp;_psq=califonria%20br\u0026amp;_ss=e\u0026amp;_v=1.0\"\u003eCalifornia Brome\u003c\/a\u003e, \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/satinflower.ca\/products\/aquilegia-formosa?_pos=1\u0026amp;_psq=red%20col\u0026amp;_ss=e\u0026amp;_v=1.0\"\u003eRed Columbine\u003c\/a\u003e, \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/satinflower.ca\/products\/camassia-leichtlinii?_pos=1\u0026amp;_psq=great%20camas\u0026amp;_ss=e\u0026amp;_v=1.0\"\u003eGreat Camas\u003c\/a\u003e, \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/satinflower.ca\/products\/berberis-nervosa?_pos=1\u0026amp;_psq=dull%20ore\u0026amp;_ss=e\u0026amp;_v=1.0\"\u003eDull Oregon-grape\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003c\/tbody\u003e\n\u003c\/table\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cbutton class=\"accordion\" type=\"button\"\u003eSeed Details\u003c\/button\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"accordion-panel\"\u003e\n\u003ctable data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"single_plant_view\"\u003e\n\u003ctbody data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"right\"\u003eseeds\/packet\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"left\"\u003eDetails coming soon\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"right\"\u003eseeds\/gram\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"left\"\u003e264\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"right\"\u003eseeds\/square meter \u003ca title=\"How do I calculate how much seed I need?\" href=\"https:\/\/satinflowernurseries.ca\/a\/faq\"\u003e*?\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"left\"\u003eDetails coming soon\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"right\"\u003esquare meters\/gram\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"left\"\u003eDetails coming soon\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"right\"\u003esowing time\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"left\"\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e \u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e \u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eSow in fall or early spring for germination in the same season.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cth data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"right\"\u003eseeding info\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd data-mce-fragment=\"1\" class=\"left\"\u003eDetails coming soon\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003c\/tbody\u003e\n\u003c\/table\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e"}

Elymus glaucus Blue Wildrye

Description

A tall, robust bunchgrass with blueish-green foliage and spike-like flowers. This is a common species in woodlands as well as meadows, particularly where some shade is cast by the canopies of Garry Oak trees. Plant in full sun to partial shade in a variety of soil depths.

 

habitat Slopes, meadows, and open forests
light Full sun to part shade
moisture Dry to mesic
height 30 to 180 cm
flowering May to June
habit Perennial bunchgrass
advantages Deer-resistant
companion plants Garry Oak, California Brome, Red Columbine, Great Camas, Dull Oregon-grape
seeds/packet Details coming soon
seeds/gram 264
seeds/square meter *? Details coming soon
square meters/gram Details coming soon
sowing time
Sow in fall or early spring for germination in the same season.
seeding info Details coming soon
Size
$5.00
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Growing From Seed

Growing your own native plants from seed is the most economical way to add natives to your project or home garden. The seeds of native plants have built-in dormancy mechanisms that protect them from germinating before killing frosts or periods of drought.

In cultivation, the successful gardener must become familiar with these conditions to unlock the dormancy mechanism and stimulate germination. We are developing thorough seed germination categories in the Seed Details section above to help you successfully grow the native seed we sell. 

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