Week 19 – May 09, 2021

Plant Information

Frosted Explosion Grass Panicum Capillare

  • Frosted Explosion Grass Panicum Capillare - Bloom
  • Frosted Explosion Grass Panicum Capillare - Container
  • Frosted Explosion Grass Panicum Capillare - Single Stem, White Background
  • Frosted Explosion Grass Panicum Capillare - Grower Bunch
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Panicum capillare

Common Name: Witchgrass

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Blooming Season: Autumn, Late Summer, Summer, Late Spring, Spring

Plant Habit: Upright

Spacing: 9 - 12" (23 - 30cm)

Height: 24 - 30" (61 - 76cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: A textural grass cut stem useful for a bouquet addition for the professional cut flower grower.

Grower Information:

Planting density: 2 to 3 plants/ft.2 (25 to 32 plants/m2)
Best for: Greenhouse, High Tunnel, Field
Floral selection guide: Filler

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 8 to 12 weeks

  • This easy-to-grow grass adds a delicate texture to any bouquet.
  • Facultative short day flowering response; daylength extension is recommended where appropriate to ensure good stem length.
  • Harvest stems when seed heads are green all the way to bronze tinged.
  • Stems last 10 to 14 days in a vase.

First place winner, filler category at ProFlora 2019! ASCFG 2010 Dried Cut Flower of the Year!