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Staff Favorite:

"I love how Toe Tickler Grass stays so short and thick! This plant screams "TOUCH ME!" every time I see it in the greenhouse. Life wish = a yard of just Eleocharis to run through barefooted."

— Stephanie

Eleocharis spp

Toe Tickler Grass
  • Eleocharis 'Toe Tickler Grass' is a foliage plant in the Garden Geek Collection.
  • A great plant for use in terrariums, fairy gardens, and naturalizing between garden walkways, Eleocharis 'Toe Tickler Grass' has a low growing habit and can withstand wet areas.
  • Eleocharis 'Toe Tickler Grass' has a seed head similar to Isolepsis 'Fiberoptic Grass' but stays low to the ground.
  • Easily propagated by divisions, Eleocharis 'Toe Tickler Grass' is great for naturlizing or edging.

Height: 2-4 in

Color: Yellow


  • Bog
  • Great Foliage
  • Container
  • Combination
  • Naturalizing
  • Evergreen
  • Border or Bed
  • Mass Planting
  • Edging

Combo Usage:

  • Filler (main structural)


  • Garden Geek

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant
  • Squirrel Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant


  • Partial Sun
  • Shade
  • Morning Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring(Flowering)
  • Fall(Flowering)
  • Summer(Flowering)

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Spring(Foliage)
  • Fall(Foliage)
  • Summer(Foliage)

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2

Vigor Rating:

  • Plays with others