Panicum elegans 'Frosted Explosion'

Beautiful, airy grass which forms great puffs of green to edge a border. One of the best upper-storey foliage plants for arranging you can grow. More
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Beautiful, airy grass which forms great puffs of green to edge a border. One of the best upper-storey foliage plants for arranging you can grow. Just add 3-5 stems to any arrangement to transform a vase.

Genus Panicum elegans
Variety Frosted Explosion
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Border Position Middle, Front
Soil Type Fertile
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 80cm (32in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow indoors February-April, or direct sow April-June. Cover thinly.
Care Tips Grows well in container pots. Keep watered in dry weather and keep weed free.
Flowering July - October
Vase Life Dries well, so has an indefinite vase life.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Great grass

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Reviewed 15th July 2017 by Lucy Craig

I heard about this grass on Arthur Parkinson's blog and I now know why he recommended it for the border and for flower arranging. I was a little concerned when I first planted it out as it looked like, well , grass. I even stuck labels next to the plants to stop them being weeded. Within couple of weeks they had formed healthy clumps and are still looking good in amongst the flowers.

Panicum 'Frosted Explosion'

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Reviewed 11th April 2017 by Jean cox

I loved this grass, l planted it in my borders amongst my plants last year it looked lovely. This year l will be planting it in my pots as well

Airy grass

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Reviewed 1st March 2016 by Gill Guest

Brilliant airy grass. Adds a meadow feel to any bunch of flowers. Lasts well in water. Dries and stays looking good, well, as far as I can make out, indefinitely! I've had a bunch in a vase on my windowsill all winter.

fantastic grass

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Reviewed 9th February 2016 by lynne horton

I have grown this for two years and will do again this year. Very easy and looks amazing in pots either mixed in with other plants or massed on its own.