Flowers Grasses, Ornamental Ruby Silk

Ruby Silk

Ornamental Grass Seed

Product ID: 1754

Elegant, ornamental grass.

Great for containers or for use in cut-flower bouquets. Rich rose-colored seed heads drape over compact clumps of upright grass. Long bloom time. Keeps its color when dried. Ht. 18-24". Avg. 100,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.

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Packet

$3.95
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1/16 Ounce

$7.10
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1/8 Ounce

$12.10
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1/4 Ounce

$19.85
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1/2 Ounce

$35.40
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1 Ounce

$65.70
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1/4 Pound

$183.30
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 3-8 days at 70-72°F (21-22°C).

SOWING: Transplant (recommended): Sow 6-8 weeks before last frost in individual containers or seedling trays. Cover seed lightly. If started in seedling trays, transplant into cell packs or individual containers when large enough to handle. Transplant outside after last frost.
Direct seed: Only in warm climates; sow after last frost for fall blooming.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Well-drained, fertile soil.

PLANT SPACING: 10-12".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

HARVEST: Fresh or dried: Harvest when panicles are fully open. Seed heads harvested once they have shed pollen have a tendency to shatter.

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

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Eragrostis tef
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
75 - 85 Days
Life Cycle
Plants are either Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grows year after year), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
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
Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers 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