Briza media seeds- (Quaking Grass, Doddering Dillies)


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This is a beautiful and useful  fine  grass which has very small delicate heart shaped  greenish purple seed heads which appear in spring in a cloud above very fine dark green  leaves. It is a very good cut flower and can be successfully dried. It grows to about 60 cm . The foliage will stay evergreen in mild regions. It can be divided in early spring or autumn.

Sowing advice

Briza is best sown where it is to grow. Sow  in spring  and  in autumn. Sow the seeds in lightly firmed soil which has been raked to a fine tilth.
Sow in rows 6mm deep and cover lightly with soil. Rows should be 30 cm apart. Ideal temp is 20 – 22 deg C. Thin seedlings to 23 cm apart and replant the seedlings you have removed in the  thinning out process. Germination can be slow .

Additional information


Hardy Perennial

Common Name

Doddering Dillies, Quaking Grass, Shivery Grass



Maximum Height

60 cm

Number of seeds in packet

approx 40