Flowers Grasses, Ornamental


Ornamental Grass Seed

Product ID: 1599

Sturdy, bronze-colored plumes.

3-6" pendulous heads give tapestry-like effect to arrangements. Ht. 28-36". Avg. 9,600 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.




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DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-14 days at 70°F (21°C).

SOWING: Direct seed (recommended): Sow seeds 1/8" deep after the last frost. Cover seeds lightly.
Transplant: Sow 4-6 weeks before last frost date. Can be planted in individual containers and then planted out in the field without dividing or they may be seeded in seedling trays in a mix such as Redi-earth. Small seedlings can be separated and transplanted directly from seedling tray to garden or field.


SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Any ordinary, reasonably well-drained soil.



HARVEST: Fresh or dried: Fully open, but not yet fluffy.

USES: Excellent cut or dried flower. Good for naturalistic gardens and mixed grass plantings.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Setaria italica
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
60 - 70 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).
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.
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.
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Ideal for Drying and Crafts