Khus, Vala

Posted by on December 6, 2012 in foliage season, semi shade, water moderately | Comments Off on Khus, Vala

Khus, Vala
Scientific Name : Vetiveria zizanioides
Family : Poaceae
Common Name : Khus, Vala
A grass resistant to droughts. Roots are highly scented. Roots are used for flavouring sherbets etc. They are also used for making screens; these screens emit pleasant scent when moistened. Thus they not only lower the temperature of a room but create pleasant atmosphere.
Propagation : Division
Longevity : Perennial


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