Briza media

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2 litre pot £11.99 £9.59
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Buy Briza media Lesser quaking grass: Effective and long lasting perennial grass

This grass dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: any well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: May to August
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A tufted evergreen grass with purplish-tinted, green leaves. In summer locket-shaped, green-purple flowers, which fade to buff, hang from wiry branches. Lovely in wildflower meadows, their flowers are excellent for drying.

  • Garden care: Cut down to the ground in late winter before the new foliage appears.

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Notes on Briza media

"Ideal in containers, but as happy studding a hot, dry, sunny border, planted with traditional herbaceous plants (look terrific with Hemerocallis); handy in large swathes as ground cover; super for growing on difficult dry banks or rock and gravel gardens, and naturalises well"

Attractive but not enough room for another.


The dog peed on it but potted it and it looking very healthy, but the dog likes to eat it!!




A beautiful and easy plant


Totally recommended. A trouble free plant that is showing healthy signs of new spring growth. The seedheads are elegant and very beautiful - both in the garden and dried - I still have some in a winter 'flower' arrangement. Last summer was so hot some grasses and other plants didn't flower or only very late, but this was totally obliging.


Mid Wales


The right plant for the right setting.


I bought this plant as it fits in with the style I am trying to achieve. As it is young it has yet to flower, but I am hopeful it will do so this year. I am always very happy with the quality of your plants. Your 1 litre is just that, not a 9cm pot potted on before sending, so half the soil ends up in the packing.




Beautiful plant


Stunning plant with lovely texture




Good buy


Nicely grown, well packed plant


Leigh, Surrey


A favourite plant that keeps giving.


Wonderful in a container of mixed border. Delicate soft grass with oat coloured see heads that dance in the breeze. Long season of interest. A real delight.

Quaking grass

Redhill, Surrey


Great Grass


Great grass that stays upright all thru the winter. Not invasive, small upright clump.

Happy Gardener

West Sussex


Briza media

4.7 7


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