A semi-hardy grass with glistening bristles of light coloured ponytails that dance in the breeze.
A semi-hardy perennial grass with glistening bristles of lightly coloured ponytails that billow and dance in even the slightest of breezes. Excellent for mass plantings or containers. Garden height averages 45 cm (18"). Reliably hardy to Zone 5b but probably best treated as an annual in zones below that.
Packet of approx. 200 seeds $2.49
How To Grow
Sow seed 4-6 weeks early indoors in a soil-less mix using peat pots or cell paks for an easier transplant to the garden. Mist soil and germinate at 20 C (70 F) for 5-10 days. then grow on under lights before hardening off and transplanting to the garden in late May. Direct garden sow mid May. Prefers full sun.
Blooming Season Begins
Tender Biennial Typically Grown As an Annual
Days to Emergence
5 to 10
Medium %2830 to 60 cm%29%2812%22 to 24%22%29
Degree of Difficulty
Containers and planters.
Mass planting in sunny areas.