Flowers Grasses, Ornamental


Ornamental Grass Seed

Product ID: 1584

Elegant fresh or dried flower.

Masses of white, woolly, nodding, 6" plumes on graceful plants forming 12" clumps. Showy accent in any landscape. Tender perennial in Zones 9-10, but grow as hardy annual. Ht. 22-24". Avg. 14,100 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.




In Stock

500 Seeds

In Stock

1,000 Seeds

In Stock

5,000 Seeds

Backordered until Aug 29, 2018

25,000 Seeds

Backordered until Aug 29, 2018
Add to Wishlist

Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 10-14 days at 65-70°F (18-21°C).

SOWING: Transplant (recommended): Sow 8-12 weeks before last frost. Transplant into cell packs or 3-4" pots when seedlings have the second or third set of leaves. Transplant outside after the last frost.
Direct seed: After last frost.


SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Light, porous soil.



HARVEST: Fresh or dried: Harvest just before seed heads shed pollen. Seed heads harvested once they have shed pollen have a tendency to shatter.

USES: Excellent fresh cut flower. May be dried. Midborder in naturalistic or mixed grass plantings. Effected planted in masses, tubs, and containers.

Johnny's is committed to your success, every step of the way.

We want you, our customer, to be 100% satisfied with all of our seeds, tools, and supplies. 

If anything you purchase from us proves unsatisfactory, we will either replace the item or refund the purchase price.

Quick Facts

Latin Name
Pennisetum villosum
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
100 - 120 Days
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Tender Perennial
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.<br>Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.
Ideal for Drying and Crafts Ideal for Drying and Crafts
Variety is excellent for creating dried flowers.
Grows Well in Containers Grows Well in Containers
Variety does well when grown in a container.
Grows Well in Containers Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Ideal for Drying and Crafts