Korean Grass

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Wiry, fine-textured blades form low-growing, graceful mounds. Nice between pavers. Slow to show wear, but also slow to recuperate. Drought and salt tolerant. Requires excellent drainage.

Companion Plants

Red Hot Poker

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Red Hot Poker

Vibrant flowers attract hummingbirds and make long-lasting cut flowers. Spectacular specimen for perennial or mixed shrub gardens, especially when planted in large groups. Attractive planted with caryopteris, Russian sage and catmint. Water regularly while in bloom to prolong flowering.

Spike Speedwell

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Spike Speedwell

Beautiful flowers in slender spires attract hummingbirds to the garden. A lovely addition to summer bouquets, perennial gardens or along a walkway. Available in a wide assortment of forms, from low, spreading varieties to tall, upright selections ideal for bringing height to the garden.

Candytuft

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Candytuft

Profuse flowers on evergreen foliage are lovely cascading over stones, planted at garden's edge, or along walkways. Blooms attract butterflies. Makes a striking companion to spring-blooming perennials and bulbs. Shear after blooming for best appearance.

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Details

Common name

Korean Grass

Botanical name

Zoysia tenuifolia

Zone

USDA 9 - 11

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Bloom time

No Bloom

Light

sun

Height

4-6" (10-15 cm)

Habit

ground cover

Water

weekly during dry spells

Feed

when actively growing

Maintenance

keep weed-free