(Quaking Grass) A rare native grass which grows as a tidy clump of narrow bluish-green leaves with a mass of scaly heart-shaped, pendant flower heads from late spring which sway gently in the wind.
A rare native grass, Briza media forms a tidy clump of narrow bluish green leaves supports a profusion of scaly heart-shaped, pendant flower heads from late spring. The flower heads are a delicate pink tinged green at first, slowly turning a rich straw colour over the summer.
The great beauty of this grass is the seed heads swaying in a gentle summer breeze. Superb when planted in small groups.
- Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
- Soil: Most well drained, fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Rate of Growth: Moderate.
- Habit: Briza media is a clump forming grass.
- Height: up to 80 cm (2 ½ ft)
- Spread: 60 cm (2 ft)+
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Light Shade
- Eventual Size
- Grass - Small (less than 1m)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil: Not Fussy, Soil: Alkaline, Soil: Damp/Wet, Soil: Dry/Sandy, Site: Windy
- Special Features
- Suitable for Containers, Flowers in Summer