dried fower quaking grass


Quaking Grass

Briza maxima


Ornamental dried flower grass bearing graceful, nodding, bronze colored spikelets.


Annual

Common Name(s) Briza Grass
Height 12 - 24 inches.
Cultivar  
Propagation By seed at 55°F or easiest sow direct in early spring.
Cultivation Full sun in very well drained soil.
Harvest Harvest Quaking Grass soon after heading well before seed pods turn tan. If there is noticeable shattering of spikelets during handling the crop was cut to late.
Drying Hang quaking grass upside down in dry, dark, open, airy place.
The pods, actually fruit spikes, quiver and 'quake' in the breeze. Thus its name, Quaking Grass.

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