medium, approx. 40 - 60 cm
green, lavender pink
July - August
acid - neutral
The genus Hordeum, barleys, is a genus of annual and perennial species in the grass family, Poaceae, with a distribution in the northern hemisphere. Hordeum vulgare, barley, is an important food grain cultivated around the world, including in Iceland. At least one species is grown as an ornamental garden plant.
Seed - sown in March
Seed lightly covered and stored at room temperature until germination.
Annual ornamental grass that is sometimes maintained by self seeding.