Kalm's Brome (Bromus kalmii)

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Flowers: Green/Brown

Attributes: Butterfly host plant, Walnut tolerant, Drought tolerant

Height: 30-60 cm (11-23 in)


Also called Prairie Brome this grass is an attractive grass that remains fairly short; has grayish blue leaves and a nodding cluster of flowers that change colour as they mature. It is suitable for landscaping and naturalizing, where the seed is eaten by birds and mammals eat the foliage.


For more information about this plant please visit the Ontario Grasses, Sedges and Rushes website


4265 Wilmot-Easthope Rd., New Hamburg,  (2 km north of highway 7/8 or south of Erb's Road)

Nursery (please call ahead) 519-662-2529 (office) or 519-272-3393 (cell)
Preorder or consultation 519-831-0953 or email nithriverplants@hotmail.com