Sweet Grass

Hierochloe odorata


A sacred herb that is widely used for ceremonial smudging. It can also be used for medicinal tea. It does spread rapidly by the roots in moist to wet areas.



Height: 24″

Light Needs: Full Sun to Part Shade

Hardiness Zone: 3

Foliage Colour: Green

Fall Foliage: N/A

Growth Habit: Clump

Blooms: May to July

Key Features: Deer Resistant, Fragrant (Sweet), Ceremonial Use

Landscape Uses: Borders, Groundcover, General Gardening