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Briza maxima

To swap with Darren

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They are actually seeds. Spreads quickly.

Briza maxima | Stockport, Cheshire, SK2
Pot Size
1 litre

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Plant Finder: about Briza maxima

Common names

Rattlesnake grass, Pearl grass


Briza maxima (Rattlesnake grass). This is a meadow grass with decorative spring flowers that look like oats. The flowers will make an unusual but long-lasting and ornamental addition to a fresh or dried floral arrangement.

Interest and use

Border, ornamental, foliage, dried arrangements

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Briza maxima | Stockport, Cheshire, SK2 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilChalky
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterDry

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Stockport, Cheshire, SK2
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    I am looking to swap all sorts of plants. Main interests:

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    I can probably propagate most items in my garden given time, please let me know if you are interested in something even if not on my swap/sale lists.

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