Plant type

Perennial grass

Height

15-140cm

Wildlife benefit

Bee, butterfly caterpillar and moth caterpillar food plant

  • Coarse leaved native grass with stout stems.
  • Dense, clumped flowers from June-September.
  • Essex Skipper, Gatekeeper, Hedge Brown, Large Skipper, Marbled White, Meadow Brown, Small skipper, Speckled Wood, Ringlet and Wall Butterfly caterpillar food plant.
  • Drinker Moth food plant.
  • Bees may take pollen.
  • Meadow grasshopper habitat plant.