Frosted Explosion Grass Seeds

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Like fiber optics in the garden! Quietly the stems grow, forming tiny flowers which then give way to the seeds and "explode" into a wondrous, shimmery panicle of marvel! Not a fussy plant, this ornamental grass is great in the garden or container to complement colorful blooms, but is most fabulous as a cut-flower bouquet filler. Excellent for drying as well.
$1.89 250 mg

Botanical Name: Panicum sp.

Family: Poaceae

Native: Unknown

Hardiness: Annual

Plant Dimensions: 16"–32" tall

Variety Information: 3"–5" green to silver panicles

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Summer to frost

Attributes: Cut Flower, Good for Containers

When to Sow Outside: 2 to 4 weeks after your average last frost date.

When to Start Inside: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date. Seedlings look like other grasses; start indoors if you commonly have grassy weeds to avoid confusion.

Days to Emerge: 7 – 14 days

Seed Depth: ⅛"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12"

Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 12"

Harvesting: For longest vase life, harvest in the morning, choosing flower spikes that are fully opened. Stems last about 10 to 14 days in the vase.

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