Single Packet of 250 Seeds
Grow Bunny Tails from fresh Lagurus ovatus seeds. Bunny Tails are technically categorized as an ornamental grass, yet it's unique blooms will catch your eye like an attractive flower would. The plants grow to a mature height of roughly 6 to 12 inches tall, displaying fuzzy, cotton like heads that resemble the tail of a bunny rabbit. They look best when sown in clumps of 10 or more and are perfect for pots & containers or along fences & borders.
Bunny Tails is grown as an annual plant that will grow quickly from seed, bloom profusely and then later die with the first killing frost. They can be rather drought resistant when established and will thrive in an area of full sunlight. Kids love them and they can also be used in crafts when they are dried out.
- Type: Flower / ornamental grass
- Color: White plumes
- Height: 6" - 12" Tall
- Season: Annual
- Zones: 4 to 10
- Environment: Full sun / light shade
- Uses: Flower beds, along walkways, borders or driveways. Great as a cut flower, & used in dried floral arrangements.
Sowing The Seed
If started indoors, begin sowing the small slivers in groups of 10, in peat pots, 6 to 8 weeks prior to the last frost. You will find that sowing directly to the surface of the soil will result in excellent germination, since these little guys need direct light to germinate. Direct sow or transplant outdoors, when all danger of frost has passed. Lightly pressing the seeds into the soil to keep them in place is best when sowing outdoors, but remember not to cover them too much.
Bunny Tails will prefer an area of full sunlight to light shade and will thrive in temperatures of at least 70F. They require a sandy soil and won't need much water once established, but in the beginning stages, it's best to keep the topsoil moist until germination occurs.
Germination & Growth
Seeds will begin to germinate within 7 to 14 days after sowing. The plants will reach a mature height of around 6 to 12 inches tall. Space plants about 12 to 18 inches apart from one another.Bunny Tails produces attractive flower heads that resemble the tail of a bunny rabbit. They are rather drought tolerant when established and can be used in arts & crafts if dried out.