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Athoxanthum hirtum, also known as Sweet Grass, is a perennial grass native to Michigan.Plant reaches 2 feet tall with rich green foliage and thrives and blooms in cool weather. It prefers full sun to partial shade, medium to wet soil and will grow in muck, clay, loam or sand.

Its fragrant foliage is used in basket-weaving and many other applications. It contains two chemicals, phytol and coumarin, which repel mosquitoes.


Single plants will come in plastic pots (Approx. 4” x 4 .5”) Plants will vary in size between 2 and 10 inches. 

Sweet grass


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