Hooded Windmillgrass Details

Hooded Windmillgrass

  • Botanical Name: Chloris cucullata
  • Plant Type: Ornamental Grass
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Demand: Low
  • Landscape Use: Rock Garden
  • Ornamental Value: Blue-Green
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value: Birds, Butterflies
  • Season: Summer, Fall, Winter
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
  • Plant Form: Rounded, Upright
  • Plant Spread: 2'
  • Plant Height: 2'


3-inch-wide "windmills" on 3-foot-tall spikes. Group with other short, drought-tolerant natives in very dry locations in full sun. Water only to establish.

Hooded Windmillgrass Photos