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Bunny tails

Lagurus ovatus


Soft, furry plumes are perfect for drying.

Charming, annual ornamental grass grown for its fuzzy, "bunny tail" blooms. 1 1/2–2" long oval, woolly blooms resemble a rabbit's tail. Flowers sit well above a clump of compact, light green grass. Very easy to dry. Holds well when dried; accepts dye readily. Developing flower heads are light green, maturing creamy white to soft wheat in color. Also known as bunny tail grass and rabbit tail grass.

Excellent fresh cut flower or crafts ( wreath). May be dried. 



Plant life cycle: annual

Site: Full sun

Height: 22-28"

Days to germinate: 10-14 days

Days to maturity: 100-120days

Sow: surface, press into the soil

Plant spacing: 9-12"

Approx seeds per packet : 100


How to grow:

Days to germination:10-14 days at 65-70°F (18-21°C)
Sowing:Transplant (recommended) - Sow 1/8" deep into cell trays or preferred seedling container, 5-7 weeks before last frost. Transplant outside after the last frost.

Direct seed - After last frost, only in warm climates with a long growing season.


How to harvest:

Fresh cut or dried –

Harvest just before seed heads shed pollen and are still light-green in color. Seed heads harvested once they have shed pollen tend to shatter.


Vase life:  Will last for up to 7 days

Bunny tails (Lagurus ovatus)

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