Feathertop Grass Seeds
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- HEIGHT2ft when full grown
- SPACING18" between plants
- LIGHTFull sun, or part-shade
- ZONEAnnual, zones 2-7, perennial zones 8-11
- INCLUDES50 seeds
- Botanical NamePennisetum villosum
Feather Top Grass has large creamy plumes that grow up to 6" long in the late summer atop robust clumps of grass. A beautiful addition to bouquets, and a big statement in the garden.
- DEER Deer resistant
- KIDS+PETS Non-toxic
- CLIMATE Heat loving
- WATER Drought tolerant
- INDOOR+POTSGrows well in containers outside
How to Plant
Sow a cluster of 6 seeds, spaced about 1/2" apart from each other, 1/4" deep into the soil to make a clump of grass. Water gently and regularly over the next 2 weeks.
Where to Plant
Find a place that gets mostly sun, and space seed clusters at least 18" apart.
When to Plant
Spring, after last frost, or start inside 6 weeks earlier.
When to Expect Blooms
Fuzzy plumes all summer long.
Water regularly until they get established, and then give them extra water during dry spells.
Plumes can be dried and used in preserved bouquets.