Incense Grass, plant

$12.10 incl. GST

Usually Available: August to December
Shipping: NOT Western Australia or Tasmania, NOT internationally
Botanical Name: Hierochloe odorata
Pot Size: 50mm tube

5 in stock


Incense Grass plant, Hierochloe odorata, is also known as Sweetgrass. Incense Grass is an aromatic grass that develops a sweet scent on drying. Dried grass sometimes braided and used to purify the air and burned as an incense. A tea of the leaves used to treat vomiting, sore throats and bleeding. Incense Grass plant has circumpolar distribution and prefers moist rich soils in an open sunny position. Frost resistant but drought tender. A perennial rhizome based grass, growing to 0.3m x 0.6m. Golden flowers.