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Pennisetum villosum 'Cream Falls'

Feathertop Grass

Hardy Perennial

One of the easiest and most visually stunning grasses to grow. Brilliant white, rabbit-tail spikes are produced in abundance from bushy, clump-forming deciduous plants. Eye-catching and early to flower in borders or large containers. Quick to flower, often used as a Annual. Height 45-50cm (18-20in) Cut back old foliage in spring as new growth appears in the centres of plants.

Ideal For:
cut flower garden
Flowering Period:
July, August, September
Sowing Months:
February, March, April
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (30 seeds)

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    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
    • £2.69
Sow February to April. Sow each seed onto the surface of individual 7.5cm (3in) pots or cell trays filled with a very free-draining, damp, seed compost. Cover the seeds with a sprinkling of vermiculite. Place in a propagator or seal container inside a polythene bag and place at a temperature of 20-25C (68-77F) until after germination which usually takes 7-14 days. Do not exclude light as this helps germination.

When small plants are large enough, pot on into 13cm (5in) pots or into containers to grow on. Gradually acclimatise plants to cooler conditions for a few weeks before planting out after all risk of frost, in borders 30-45cm (12-18in) apart or into large containers. Plants are deciduous, cut back old foliage in spring as new growth appears in the centres of plants.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


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