• Description: Tufted perennial, grows up to 1m tall.  Bulbs at the base of the stem.  Leaves are flat and hairy on top, with narrow spikelets containing 2-5 purplish-bronze flowers.
  • Habitat: Dry-moist meadows in shady or open sites.
  • Pair with: Hairy honeysuckle, Henderson’s shooting-star, camas, spring gold, and fawn lily.
  • Fun Fact: This shade-loving grass is named oniongrass for its bulb-like corm, which is edible and has a nutty flavour.

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