Jul 10, 2020  Week: 28

Frosted Explosion Grass Panicum Capillare

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Scientific Name: Panicum capillare

Common Name: Witchgrass

Propagation Method: Seed

Form Supplied As: Multi-Seed Pellets

Cultivation Type: Greenhouse, High Tunnel, Field

Planting Density: 25 to 32 plants/sq. meter (2 to 3 plants/sq. foot).

Usage: Filler

Flower Color (primary): Green

Flower Color (secondary): Bronze/Gold

Foliage Color: Medium Green

This easy-to-grow grass adds a delicate texture to any bouquet. Dries well. Facultative short-day flowering response; see bloomstudios.com technical resources for key growing tips.

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

Stem Length: 61 - 76cm (24 - 30")

Harvest Recommendation: Harvest stems when seed heads are tufted green all the way to fully exploded and bronze tinged.

Post-Harvest Recommendation: Use a sharp cut and place stems in a holding solution after harvest.

Vase Life Recommendation: 10-14 days