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 60-80cm (24-32in)
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
Advice
Fabulous Foliage for 2016

Foliage, I am learning, is just as important as floral splendour, both in the garden and in a container...

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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.