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Bear Grass

Bear Grass

Regular price $24.20 USD
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Plant Type: perennial
Plant Height: 2-3 feet
Spread: 2-3 feet
Flower Color: cream-white
Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade


Bear Grass is a perennial evergreen plant, valued for its unique appearance and resilience. It's a member of the Asparagaceae family and is often found in desert grasslands and mountainous areas.

One of the most distinctive features of Bear Grass is its long, narrow leaves that form dense, grass-like clumps. These leaves are tough and fibrous, with a green to blue-green color. The foliage can remain attractive throughout the year, adding texture and visual interest to the landscape.

The plant produces tall, branched flower spikes, typically in the late spring or early summer. These spikes rise well above the foliage and bear numerous small, cream to white flowers. While the flowers themselves are not particularly showy, the overall effect of the spikes can be quite dramatic.

Bear Grass is highly adaptable and can be used in various landscaping settings. It's ideal for xeriscaping, rock gardens, and native plant gardens, especially in regions with arid climates. The plant's drought tolerance and low maintenance requirements make it a great choice for water-wise gardening.

This plant prefers well-drained soil and is quite drought-tolerant once established. It can tolerate a range of soil types, including poor soils. Bear Grass is also known for its ability to withstand cold temperatures better than many other desert plants.

Overall, Bear Grass is appreciated for its unique appearance, ease of care, and adaptability to challenging environments. Its combination of interesting foliage, attractive flower spikes, and resilience makes it a valuable addition to landscapes in arid and semi-arid regions.

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