The Plant Company

Bringing your garden to life

Contact

Telephone:
01403 740100

Email:
[email protected]

The Plant Company
Coolham Road
West Chiltington
Pulborough
West Sussex
RH20 2LH

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Opening times:
Monday-Friday, 9:00-17:30


 

The Plants

Briza media

Quaking grass

Photo of Briza media

£7.99

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.

Type

  • Grasses

Foliage: Deciduous

Hardiness: Hardy

Vigour: Medium growing

Uses

  • Beds and borders
  • Flower arranging
  • Cottage style garden
  • Contemporary style garden
  • Japanese style garden
  • Gravel garden
  • Specimen

Special features

  • Attractive to wildlife
  • Low maintenance
  • Winter interest
  • Autumn interest
  • Architectural

Care instructions

Grow in moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Cut down to the ground in late winter, before the new foliage appears Dislikes winter wet.

Dimensions

Size: Medium

Pot size: 3 litre

Height: 90cm

Spread: 40cm

Positions

  • Sun

Aspects

  • South
  • East
  • West

Soil types

  • Sandy
  • Normal
  • Clay

Soil pH ranges

  • Acid
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline