Saccharum ravennae
formerly Erianthus ravennae
Plume Grass, Ravennae Grass
5-9
Southern Europe

Upright habit
7-15 feet
The plume is silver, changing to gray as it matures. The inflorescence can be 24 inches long and up to 9 inches wide. The lower portion of the panicle is very hairy.
September-October
Leaf blades are 24-30 inches long, 1 inch wide, "V" shaped in cross section, narrowing abruptly to an attenuated point. The leaves are coarsely pubescent on both surfaces. A clear white stripe runs down the middle of the leaf.
 

 
 
 

 

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