Briza media

2 litre pot £11.99
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Quantity 1 Plus Minus
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"

A beautiful and easy plant

5

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.

Soleil

Mid Wales

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The right plant for the right setting.

4

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.

Nicky

Stroud

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Beautiful plant

5

Stunning plant with lovely texture

Vw

Brighton

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Good buy

5

Nicely grown, well packed plant

Wardrobe123

Leigh, Surrey

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A favourite plant that keeps giving.

5

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

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Great Grass

4

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

Happy Gardener

West Sussex

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Briza media

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Decorative seed heads for the autumn garden

As the days shorten, the autumn sun sinks a little lower every day and begins to backlight the borders, picking up detail and silhouette. There’s plenty to enjoy,- seed heads, in autumnal shades of brown and silver take centre stage, often lasting until m

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