A stunning tufted bright green grass with seed heads suspended on very fine and delicate stems. A really beautiful plant that lives up to it’s common name ‘quaking grass’ as it’s seeds heads ripple quake in the passing breeze.
Goes well with:
Flowers - Anthriscus sylvestris ‘Ravenswing’ (black cow parsley), Astrantia major ‘Claret’ (masterwort)
Grasses - Stipa tenuissima (feather grass)
Care of Briza media
Cut down to ground in late winter before new growth appears in spring.
Provides a winter home for ladybirds
Height and spread: 0.9m Height, 0.3m Spread
Common name: Lesser Quaking Grass
Position in the garden: Full sun
Soil type: Any well drained soil
Flowering period: May to August
Hardiness: Fully hardy