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.
$1.79 250 mg
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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"

Special Instructions: The more you cut, the more this grass will produce, so harvest flowering stems often. For longest vase life, cut when flower spikes are fully opened. Stems last about 10 to 14 days in the vase.

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