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Panicum ornamental grasses


Panicum ornamental grassesThe Panicum are handsome ornamental grasses. They will grow in any soil or situation. Panicum Capillare is an annual, suitable for bouquets or edgings; it is increased by seed.

Panicum Altissimum, an annual, and Panicum Sulcatum, a most elegant greenhouse plant, are fine for specimens. Panicum Plicatum is highly ornamental and hardy, but is best grown as a conservatory or window plant; it has a Palm-like appearance, and is of quick growth. Most of the plants flower in July. They may be propagated by seed or by division of the roots.

The average height of the Panicum is about 1.5 feet.