Oryza sativa Black Madras Black Rice 50 Seeds
Oryza sativa black
Black Madras Grass
Luscious, green grass streaked with shades of deep, vibrant plum creates a delightfully stunning contrast in this ornamental rice grass. Beautiful plumes of striking color sprout from this amazing plant from Spring to frost. Black Madras loves sunny locations, so be sure to plant in full sun and keep the soil moist. Or plant as a container grown rice indoors or out.
This plant makes a most interesting deck plant and grows well as a container plant for the home or greenhouse, in addition to being a specimen plant. Treat as a tropical that cannot tolerate frost.
1. 'Oryza' translates to rice in Latin, 'sativa' meaning cultivated
2. Perfect for growing near water features
3. Suitable for containers
4. Add a taste of Asia to your garden