Vetiver, Khas-Khas, Khus-Khus
Perennial Grass: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. A large tufting grass found throughout the plains of India. Used to treat many skin disorders & known to have a calming effect on the nervous system. Also used in aromatherapy & perfume. The inflorescence panicles are prpl-brown. Use in borders, as a low screening plant or for slope stabilization. Ht: 8-10'. Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod./dry. (syn. Chrysopogon zizanioides) USDA Z9.